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Praise | Jimmy Evans | November 3, 2020

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  • (intense music)
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  • - We're gonna flipon you tonight, Noah.
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  • - I'm gonna ask you somethings about Revelation.
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  • What's the point?
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  • - 30% of the Bibleis full of prophesy.
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  • And most of that 30% is aboutthe times or the end times.
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  • We are here to glorify Godand to expand His Kingdom.
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  • And to take thetalents of our life
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  • and invest them in this worldto win souls for Christ.
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  • - What you seem to betelling us is to live life.
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  • That's a twist here for us.
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  • - The signs of the timesare just simply saying,
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  • "He's on His way."
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  • (bright upbeat music)
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  • - [Narrator] Tonight onPraise from Colorado,
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  • founder, and CEOof MarriageToday,
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  • pastor, author, andgolfer, Jimmy Evans.
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  • (upbeat music)
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  • And now, Matt and Laurie Crouch.
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  • - The subject matter thatwe are about to discuss
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  • for one hour with Jimmy Evansusually involves yelling,
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  • (laughing)
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  • usually involves redveins sticking out
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  • the side of people's heads.- I'm just about to get there.
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  • (laughing)
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  • - We're gonna flipon you tonight, Noah.
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  • - It usually involvesa whole bunch of--
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  • - Opinion.
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  • - Spittle, the whole thing.
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  • I mean, it's just a thing.
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  • But for some reason, Jimmy,you can bring a bit of a calm
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  • to the midst of the storm
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  • in regard to the bookof Revelation, okay?
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  • What do you want us to takeaway from tonight's broadcast
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  • after one hour ofsitting with you?
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  • - Well, I think the Bible
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  • is the most importantbook in the world.
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  • 30% of the Bible isfull of prophecy.
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  • 30%.
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  • Now, if prophecywasn't important,
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  • Why would God tell us somuch about the future?
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  • And most of that 30% is aboutthe times we're living in,
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  • the end times.
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  • So, and you say, well,why would God say
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  • so much about thetime we're living in?
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  • It's gonna be the worsttime in human history.
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  • We see what's happeningin the world today.
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  • Then Jesus said,
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  • "Pestilences andearthquakes and famines,
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  • "that's just the birth pangs.
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  • "That's not the birth yet."
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  • And so what we're seeingright now is intensifying.
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  • When women have babies, theybegin to have birth pangs,
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  • but they get closertogether and more severe.
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  • What we're seeing right now
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  • since Israel becamea nation in 1948,
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  • which actually startedthe end time clock,
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  • we've seen an intensityin birth pangs.
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  • And so today's world,
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  • I've never seen anythinglike this COVID-19 thing.
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  • I've never seen what's happeningin the world right now,
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  • the unrest, the famines,pestilences, killer hornets,
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  • I mean, it's crazy.
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  • And so it's just apocalyptic,
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  • but these are justthe birth pangs.
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  • And so I believe thegreatest thing...
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  • Well, first of all,this is going to be,
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  • especially the last seven years,
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  • the worst time in human history,
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  • we won't be here for that.
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  • And I wanna comforteverybody with that.
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  • But the second thing ismore people are alive today
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  • than have ever lived inhuman history combined.
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  • If you go from Adam tobefore this generation,
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  • we have almost 8 billionpeople alive right now.
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  • So the reason that Godgave us end time prophecy
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  • was to help a hugenumber of people navigate
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  • the most severe timein human history.
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  • And the beautifulthing about prophecy
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  • when you understand it,
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  • you can contextualizewhat's happening.
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  • If I were not a Christian,
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  • I think I would beterrified right now.
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  • In fact, Jesus said,"When the end came,
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  • "men's hearts would befailing them for fear."
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  • And that word fear isthe Greek word phobos
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  • and it also means terror.
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  • Jesus prophesied terrorismin the end times.
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  • And so I believepeople right now
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  • are committingsuicide over COVID-19.
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  • There's no doubt about it.
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  • Mental health, many peopleare depressed and discouraged,
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  • and this is why it's spreadall around the world.
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  • And so Jesus talked about that,
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  • but when you understandthe end times,
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  • I believe I have anunderstanding of it.
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  • When you understandthe in times,
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  • Jesus said, "Look up,
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  • "when you see thesethings begin to happen,
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  • "don't get down,don't get depressed.
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  • "Look up, your redemptionis drawing near."
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  • So my takeaway from this is
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  • if you truly understandBible prophecy,
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  • you're gonna end thisprogram, you're not gonna go
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  • and buy guns and foodand get in a bunker.
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  • Is you're going tounderstand that Jesus Christ
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  • is coming to take His bride,the church, to be with Him.
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  • And as the world isgoing through seven years
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  • of the wrath of the Lamb,
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  • and that's what it'scalled in Revelation 6.
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  • We're going through seven years
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  • of the marriage supper of Lamb.
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  • And so Jesus said,
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  • "Pray that you may be worthyto escape all these things
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  • "that are gonna come to pass
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  • "and to stand beforethe Son of Man."
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  • Why would Jesus tell us topray that we could escape?
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  • The word escapethere means escape.
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  • It means get out.
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  • Jesus said, "My comingwill be like the days
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  • "that Lot went out ofSodom and Gomorrah."
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  • Okay, He was saying,
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  • "My return will be just likethe day that Lot went out."
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  • He didn't say, "Praythat you may be worthy
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  • "to endure all these things."
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  • He said, "Pray that youmay be worthy to escape."
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  • So I believe thatwe're living in a time
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  • prior to the rapture, thereturn of Jesus for His church.
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  • I believe theseare severe times,
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  • but it's nothing comparedto the tribulation.
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  • The rider on the palehorse in Revelation 6
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  • kills a quarter of mankind.
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  • Okay, right now, that'd bealmost 2 billion people.
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  • In Revelation 9, three plagueskill a third of mankind.
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  • In Revelation 16,all sea life is dead.
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  • And a star calledWormwood hits the earth
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  • and decimates the earth.
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  • In Luke 17, the comingto the Son of Man
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  • will be like the days of Noah,
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  • buying, selling, marrying,given him marriage.
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  • We're living inthose days right now.
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  • Noah was building hisark, he was an idiot.
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  • He had this huge ark on dryland that had never rained.
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  • He had no trailer topull it to the Lake.
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  • I mean, he's justsitting there on dry...
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  • And he was an idiotuntil the rain started.
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  • And when he was on theark and the rain started,
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  • this idiot became a genius.
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  • And I'm saying your friendsmaybe make fun of you
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  • or your family maymake fun of you
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  • or other people might make funof you, but I'm telling you,
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  • when the rapture comes,you're gonna be a genius
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  • when you're preparedfor that day.
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  • But Jesus said it's gonnabe business as usual.
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  • Okay, so let's go to theend of the tribulation.
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  • And in Matthew 24, by the way,
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  • Jesus describes a rapture atthe end of the tribulation.
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  • He said, "Immediatelyfollowing the tribulation
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  • "of those days, theSon of Man will come,
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  • "gather the elect fromthe four corners."
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  • That's the rapture forpeople who got saved
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  • during the tribulation'cause there'll be millions
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  • if not billions ofpeople that get saved
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  • during the tribulation.
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  • At the end of the tribulation,
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  • Jesus said, "Unless thosedays had been cut short,
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  • "no flesh would have survived."
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  • Luke 17, He said, "It'llbe like buying and selling,
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  • "marrying, given in marriage,
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  • like the day that Lot wentout of Sodom and Gomorrah."
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  • Just everybody mocking,everybody sinning.
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  • You can't get thosetwo texts confused
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  • because you have to understand,
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  • marrying and given inmarriage, buying and selling,
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  • planning and building, atthe end of the tribulation,
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  • the earth is a smoldering ruin.
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  • Jesus said, "Thosedays will be so severe,
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  • "if I didn't cutthose days short,
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  • "no human being would survive."
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  • Okay, Zechariah 14, by the way,
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  • described a nuclear holocaust.
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  • And so, you just have thissituation in the Bible
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  • where it couldn't getbetter for a Christian.
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  • If you're a Christian, we'reliving in a difficult world
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  • like Noah did, like a Lot did.
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  • Okay, we're livingin a difficult world,
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  • but Jesus said, "You'regoing to escape it.
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  • "I'm gonna come in thedays of business as usual
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  • "with a very evil world andI'm gonna take my remnant out
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  • "just like I did with Lot,just like I did Noah."
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  • Okay, "However, ifyou're not ready,
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  • "you're gonna be hereduring the worst seven years
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  • "of human history."
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  • Okay?
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  • That are described inthe book of Daniel,
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  • that are described inthe book of Revelation.
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  • Horrific, horrific.
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  • So at the end ofthe tribulation,
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  • whether it be buyingand selling, marrying,
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  • given in marriage, you won'tbe going to any weddings,
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  • but you'll be goingabout 30 funerals a day.
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  • There will not be enough room
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  • to burry 4 billionhuman bodies or more.
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  • And so we're living in the days
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  • prior to the returnof Jesus, okay?
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  • The rapture of the church,prior to the tribulation
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  • and every person who's aChristian, you're gonna go.
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  • The only thing requiredto go on the rapture
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  • is just to know Jesus Christ.
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  • And by the way, in Luke 17,
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  • Jesus said in Matthew 24,"Two men will be standing
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  • "in the field; onetaken, one left."
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  • And the word for taken thereis the word paralambano
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  • in the Greek and it meansto receive into yourself.
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  • And you say, "Well, whywould Jesus in describing..."
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  • in this selective rapture,Jesus knows who belongs to Him.
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  • Okay, you say,
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  • "Well, why would Jesususe the word paralambano
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  • "in that text to say, taken?"
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  • Okay?
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  • Because in John 14, Hesaid to the disciples,
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  • "I'm going away tomy father's house
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  • "and I'm going away toprepare a place for you.
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  • "And if it were not true,I would have told you.
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  • "And as surely as I go awayto prepare a place for you,
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  • "I'm gonna come back andtake you, paralambano,
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  • "to be with me so thatwhere I am, you can be also,
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  • "and will be with me forever."
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  • And so Jesus today isat His father's house,
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  • the new Jerusalem, okay?
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  • Jesus is at His father's house
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  • and He's preparinga place for us.
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  • When a Jewish couple gotmarried, they were betrothed.
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  • They weren't married.
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  • But it was legal.
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  • They were betrothed andthey had a glass of wine.
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  • And when they finishedhaving the glass of wine,
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  • the groom wouldsay to the bride,
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  • "I will not drink this againuntil I drink this with you
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  • "in my father's house."
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  • And he would go tohis father's house,
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  • the bride wouldstay in her house.
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  • She had to sleep inher wedding dress
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  • and all of herbridesmaid had to sleep
  • 00:09:16.879 --> 00:09:18.314
  • in their wedding clothes, okay?
  • 00:09:18.314 --> 00:09:19.915
  • And she had to keep a lampbecause the groom always came
  • 00:09:19.915 --> 00:09:22.485
  • at night or almostalways came at night.
  • 00:09:22.485 --> 00:09:24.920
  • So the groom would goback to his father's house
  • 00:09:24.920 --> 00:09:27.223
  • and build a huppah,build a wedding chamber.
  • 00:09:27.223 --> 00:09:29.759
  • And when he was finishedbuilding the wedding chamber,
  • 00:09:29.759 --> 00:09:31.627
  • he could not go backto get his bride.
  • 00:09:31.627 --> 00:09:33.529
  • It was typically about a year.
  • 00:09:33.529 --> 00:09:35.097
  • He couldn't go backand get his bride
  • 00:09:35.097 --> 00:09:36.632
  • without his father's permission.
  • 00:09:36.632 --> 00:09:38.067
  • Jesus said, "I don'tknow the day or the hour.
  • 00:09:38.067 --> 00:09:39.835
  • "Only my father knows."
  • 00:09:39.835 --> 00:09:41.337
  • If it took the averageJewish man a year
  • 00:09:41.337 --> 00:09:43.706
  • to prepare a placefor his bride,
  • 00:09:43.706 --> 00:09:45.174
  • Jesus had been gone 2.000 years.
  • 00:09:45.174 --> 00:09:46.676
  • Can you imagine what thatplace is gonna be like?
  • 00:09:46.676 --> 00:09:49.045
  • So Jesus is preparing a place
  • 00:09:49.045 --> 00:09:51.414
  • for every single personwatching right now.
  • 00:09:51.414 --> 00:09:53.683
  • If you're a believer,He's preparing a place,
  • 00:09:53.683 --> 00:09:55.317
  • and as surely as He left,He's gonna return, okay?
  • 00:09:55.317 --> 00:09:58.487
  • This is the importance aboutthe teaching of the return.
  • 00:09:58.487 --> 00:10:00.423
  • Jesus promised hewas gonna return.
  • 00:10:00.423 --> 00:10:02.491
  • I'm going away, I'mgoing to return.
  • 00:10:02.491 --> 00:10:04.527
  • And when the groom returned,
  • 00:10:04.527 --> 00:10:05.995
  • he had the friends of thebridegroom that came with him
  • 00:10:05.995 --> 00:10:08.731
  • and they blew trumpetsand they shouted,
  • 00:10:08.731 --> 00:10:11.934
  • as they arrived atthe bride's house
  • 00:10:11.934 --> 00:10:14.103
  • and the bride would getup in her wedding clothes,
  • 00:10:14.103 --> 00:10:16.505
  • had her lamp lit and sheand her wedding party
  • 00:10:16.505 --> 00:10:19.308
  • would return to his house andthey had a seven day wedding.
  • 00:10:19.308 --> 00:10:24.280
  • The Jewish weddinglasted seven days.
  • 00:10:25.514 --> 00:10:26.882
  • And so seven years inheaven, seven days.
  • 00:10:26.882 --> 00:10:29.685
  • And so Jesus promised thatHe was gonna come back
  • 00:10:29.685 --> 00:10:33.155
  • and take us.
  • 00:10:33.155 --> 00:10:34.423
  • And the word paralambanothat He used in John 14
  • 00:10:34.423 --> 00:10:37.560
  • is exactly the sameword He uses there
  • 00:10:37.560 --> 00:10:39.729
  • in Luke 17 and Matthew 24.
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  • We're waiting for thereturn of Jesus to take us
  • 00:10:41.931 --> 00:10:45.568
  • to be with Him forever
  • 00:10:45.568 --> 00:10:47.470
  • and to marry Him inHis father's house.
  • 00:10:47.470 --> 00:10:49.505
  • At the last supper,He had a glass of wine
  • 00:10:49.505 --> 00:10:51.006
  • with the disciples and He said,
  • 00:10:51.006 --> 00:10:52.475
  • "I won't do this againuntil I do it with you
  • 00:10:52.475 --> 00:10:53.943
  • in my father's house."
  • 00:10:53.943 --> 00:10:55.811
  • - So sister Crouch, I seethat you have your Bible open.
  • 00:10:55.811 --> 00:10:58.581
  • Do you have a question?
  • 00:10:58.581 --> 00:10:59.915
  • (chuckling)
  • 00:10:59.915 --> 00:11:00.850
  • - Well, I was at Matthew 24
  • 00:11:00.850 --> 00:11:02.451
  • because you talk aboutthe falling away,
  • 00:11:02.451 --> 00:11:06.122
  • the great falling away.
  • 00:11:06.122 --> 00:11:07.423
  • And I think we're seeing that.
  • 00:11:07.423 --> 00:11:09.191
  • - Oh my goodness.
  • 00:11:09.191 --> 00:11:10.426
  • - I think we'reseeing that today.
  • 00:11:10.426 --> 00:11:11.794
  • - Oh my goodness.- What were those statistics
  • 00:11:11.794 --> 00:11:12.995
  • you were talking aboutabout a while ago?
  • 00:11:12.995 --> 00:11:13.929
  • - Well, I'm about to turn 67
  • 00:11:13.929 --> 00:11:15.231
  • (mumbles)(laughing)
  • 00:11:15.231 --> 00:11:16.899
  • I grew up in an environmentwhere all of our neighbors
  • 00:11:16.899 --> 00:11:20.803
  • were Christians, allof our were Christians.
  • 00:11:20.803 --> 00:11:23.139
  • The 10 commandments hung onthe walls of our classrooms.
  • 00:11:23.139 --> 00:11:25.841
  • I never went to a schoolwhere there was no prayer
  • 00:11:25.841 --> 00:11:28.744
  • over the loud speaker everyday in the name of Jesus.
  • 00:11:28.744 --> 00:11:31.680
  • It was just adifferent world, okay?
  • 00:11:33.182 --> 00:11:35.151
  • So fast forward to today, okay?
  • 00:11:35.151 --> 00:11:37.319
  • You can't say boys and girls.
  • 00:11:38.654 --> 00:11:40.923
  • One of the worstand horrific things
  • 00:11:40.923 --> 00:11:42.658
  • that's happened in my...
  • 00:11:42.658 --> 00:11:43.893
  • I never dreamed itwould get this bad.
  • 00:11:43.893 --> 00:11:45.361
  • I really didn't.
  • 00:11:45.361 --> 00:11:46.195
  • - I haven't heard that.
  • 00:11:46.195 --> 00:11:47.329
  • - Yeah, well, teachersin our church,
  • 00:11:47.329 --> 00:11:49.131
  • we have teachers in ourchurch, they come up
  • 00:11:49.131 --> 00:11:50.733
  • and they're telling us,"We have been instructed
  • 00:11:50.733 --> 00:11:52.568
  • "by the school districtthat we can no longer refer
  • 00:11:52.568 --> 00:11:55.971
  • "to our studentsas boys and girls.
  • 00:11:55.971 --> 00:11:58.774
  • "And if they insist on beingcalled by a different pronoun,
  • 00:11:58.774 --> 00:12:03.279
  • then you have to do that."
  • 00:12:03.279 --> 00:12:04.680
  • Of course, we see thebathrooms, the sports,
  • 00:12:04.680 --> 00:12:09.051
  • we have biological malesplaying in women's sports,
  • 00:12:09.051 --> 00:12:13.455
  • beating the heckout of the girls.
  • 00:12:13.455 --> 00:12:16.458
  • And they won't sayanything about it.
  • 00:12:16.458 --> 00:12:17.726
  • It's the most unfairthing in the world.
  • 00:12:17.726 --> 00:12:19.295
  • But the worst thing in the world
  • 00:12:19.295 --> 00:12:20.763
  • is they're mutilatinglittle children.
  • 00:12:20.763 --> 00:12:23.199
  • And these woke parentsand the woke society,
  • 00:12:23.199 --> 00:12:26.168
  • schools are trying to do this
  • 00:12:26.168 --> 00:12:27.636
  • without the parent's permission.
  • 00:12:27.636 --> 00:12:29.305
  • And so they're takingthese little children,
  • 00:12:29.305 --> 00:12:32.141
  • little childrendon't know anything.
  • 00:12:32.141 --> 00:12:34.043
  • They don't know much.
  • 00:12:35.611 --> 00:12:36.445
  • The Bible says,
  • 00:12:36.445 --> 00:12:37.680
  • "Foolishness abounds inthe heart of a child".
  • 00:12:37.680 --> 00:12:39.448
  • And these parentsare very well known.
  • 00:12:39.448 --> 00:12:41.717
  • Very famous parents are saying,
  • 00:12:41.717 --> 00:12:44.386
  • "We're going to raise ourchildren gender neutral
  • 00:12:44.386 --> 00:12:47.523
  • "and give them agender neutral name
  • 00:12:47.523 --> 00:12:49.225
  • "and not put them in boy'sclothing or girl's clothing,
  • 00:12:49.225 --> 00:12:51.894
  • "not let them play withboy's toys or girl's toys
  • 00:12:51.894 --> 00:12:54.630
  • "because we wantthem to get to an age
  • 00:12:54.630 --> 00:12:56.298
  • "where they make this decision."
  • 00:12:56.298 --> 00:12:58.601
  • That is the craziest thing.
  • 00:12:58.601 --> 00:13:00.302
  • They shouldn't even beable to make the decision
  • 00:13:00.302 --> 00:13:02.071
  • on where to ride their bike.
  • 00:13:02.071 --> 00:13:03.339
  • - Right.- They should make
  • 00:13:03.339 --> 00:13:04.740
  • the decision to permanentlymutilate themselves.
  • 00:13:04.740 --> 00:13:07.176
  • That's what happens.
  • 00:13:07.176 --> 00:13:08.177
  • When they take these chemicals
  • 00:13:08.177 --> 00:13:09.478
  • and when they gothrough transition,
  • 00:13:09.478 --> 00:13:11.180
  • they mutilate themselves.
  • 00:13:11.180 --> 00:13:12.615
  • Now, there's a websitecalled sexchangeregret.com.
  • 00:13:12.615 --> 00:13:15.951
  • It's a wonderful websiteby a Christian man
  • 00:13:15.951 --> 00:13:18.320
  • who went through thewhole transition process.
  • 00:13:18.320 --> 00:13:21.690
  • Became from a man to awoman, woke up depressed.
  • 00:13:21.690 --> 00:13:25.995
  • It wasn't what hethought it was.
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  • 41% of people, on his website,he gives this statistic,
  • 00:13:27.630 --> 00:13:31.100
  • 41% of people who gothrough sex change
  • 00:13:31.100 --> 00:13:33.836
  • attempt suicide afterwards.
  • 00:13:33.836 --> 00:13:35.638
  • And the reason is becauseof just disappointment.
  • 00:13:35.638 --> 00:13:38.540
  • They don't wake updifferent down there.
  • 00:13:38.540 --> 00:13:40.009
  • They wake up dead down there.
  • 00:13:40.009 --> 00:13:41.377
  • They're not sexually different,they're sexually dead.
  • 00:13:41.377 --> 00:13:44.179
  • And so it's cosmetics.
  • 00:13:44.179 --> 00:13:45.381
  • It's 100% cosmetics.
  • 00:13:45.381 --> 00:13:47.850
  • But we live in a worldwhere you can't say that.
  • 00:13:47.850 --> 00:13:50.019
  • - Right.- If you come out and say,
  • 00:13:50.019 --> 00:13:51.553
  • "No, no there...
  • 00:13:51.553 --> 00:13:52.788
  • "See, Genesis 1, He madethem male and female."
  • 00:13:52.788 --> 00:13:54.890
  • Can you believethat's controversial?
  • 00:13:54.890 --> 00:13:56.558
  • - You're right.- It's as simple as that.
  • 00:13:56.558 --> 00:13:58.560
  • And so the Bible...
  • 00:13:58.560 --> 00:14:00.829
  • Most Christianstoday don't believe
  • 00:14:00.829 --> 00:14:02.631
  • the Bible is theonly source of truth.
  • 00:14:02.631 --> 00:14:05.067
  • And they don't believethat there's any such thing
  • 00:14:05.067 --> 00:14:06.802
  • as absolute moral values.
  • 00:14:06.802 --> 00:14:09.438
  • Christians, peoplewho are Christians,
  • 00:14:09.438 --> 00:14:10.906
  • and this was a Barnasurvey that came out
  • 00:14:10.906 --> 00:14:12.808
  • just a couple of weeks ago.
  • 00:14:12.808 --> 00:14:14.243
  • So we're living in aworld where the world
  • 00:14:14.243 --> 00:14:17.212
  • that we lived in previously,apostasy means you fall away
  • 00:14:17.212 --> 00:14:20.215
  • from a position youpreviously held, okay?
  • 00:14:20.215 --> 00:14:23.085
  • And so you can'thave an apostasy
  • 00:14:23.085 --> 00:14:25.187
  • unless you werepreviously over here.
  • 00:14:25.187 --> 00:14:26.288
  • Our society was Judeo-Christian.
  • 00:14:26.288 --> 00:14:29.425
  • The values thatguided our society
  • 00:14:29.425 --> 00:14:31.327
  • and most of the worldwere Judeo-Christian.
  • 00:14:31.327 --> 00:14:33.028
  • Not anymore.
  • 00:14:33.028 --> 00:14:33.862
  • We're not just livingin a post Bible era,
  • 00:14:35.097 --> 00:14:37.132
  • we're living inan anti-Bible era.
  • 00:14:37.132 --> 00:14:39.268
  • In 2 Thessalonians 2,the apostle Paul says,
  • 00:14:39.268 --> 00:14:43.005
  • "The day of theLord is not come."
  • 00:14:43.005 --> 00:14:44.473
  • 'Cause they thought thatthe rapture happened maybe.
  • 00:14:44.473 --> 00:14:46.542
  • And he said, "It won't come
  • 00:14:46.542 --> 00:14:47.843
  • "unless the apostasycomes first."
  • 00:14:47.843 --> 00:14:50.579
  • The only sign that he gave
  • 00:14:50.579 --> 00:14:52.581
  • in 2 Thessalonians 2 that wouldprecede the coming of Jesus
  • 00:14:52.581 --> 00:14:56.618
  • was a great deception anda falling away from truth.
  • 00:14:56.618 --> 00:14:59.288
  • So I'm saying, if we'retaking the signs of the times
  • 00:14:59.288 --> 00:15:02.925
  • and we're saying thesigns of the times
  • 00:15:02.925 --> 00:15:04.960
  • are announcing thecoming of Jesus,
  • 00:15:04.960 --> 00:15:06.562
  • Jesus must be coming prettysoon because I have never
  • 00:15:06.562 --> 00:15:10.632
  • in my lifetime seenthe level of deception
  • 00:15:10.632 --> 00:15:13.869
  • that is in the world today,even with Christians.
  • 00:15:13.869 --> 00:15:16.071
  • - Yeah.- Christians falling away.
  • 00:15:16.071 --> 00:15:17.272
  • Pastors renouncingtheir faith in Christ.
  • 00:15:17.272 --> 00:15:20.109
  • You guys know of famous pastors,
  • 00:15:20.109 --> 00:15:22.444
  • and they're notjust backsliding,
  • 00:15:22.444 --> 00:15:24.747
  • they're coming out andthey're renouncing their faith
  • 00:15:24.747 --> 00:15:27.483
  • and saying," I no longerbelieve in Jesus Christ."
  • 00:15:27.483 --> 00:15:30.019
  • I'm telling you,
  • 00:15:30.019 --> 00:15:31.286
  • I never thought I wouldsee anything like this,
  • 00:15:31.286 --> 00:15:32.588
  • but it's a fulfillmentof Bible prophecy.
  • 00:15:32.588 --> 00:15:34.023
  • - Yeah.
  • 00:15:34.023 --> 00:15:35.457
  • - Okay, we are discussing"Tipping Point"
  • 00:15:35.457 --> 00:15:39.328
  • and this is a balancedversion of it.
  • 00:15:39.328 --> 00:15:44.333
  • My father was a very closepersonal friend of Hal Lindsey
  • 00:15:45.734 --> 00:15:49.838
  • till he passed away.
  • 00:15:50.572 --> 00:15:51.807
  • Hal is still with us.
  • 00:15:51.807 --> 00:15:54.343
  • So I've heard 100 conversationsin front of cameras,
  • 00:15:54.343 --> 00:15:59.348
  • at dinners, aboard airplanes,wherever, about this subject.
  • 00:16:00.816 --> 00:16:05.654
  • What I thought I heardover a whole bunch of years
  • 00:16:07.022 --> 00:16:09.091
  • was things are gonna get awful
  • 00:16:09.091 --> 00:16:12.728
  • and that the reason thatwe taught the end times
  • 00:16:12.728 --> 00:16:17.266
  • was to get everyoneto go underground,
  • 00:16:17.266 --> 00:16:20.502
  • not only figuratively,but maybe even literally.
  • 00:16:20.502 --> 00:16:24.373
  • Get in the basement,get some baked beans,
  • 00:16:24.373 --> 00:16:27.776
  • cover up, and hide away fromthis coming awfulness, okay?
  • 00:16:27.776 --> 00:16:32.714
  • So when we wereyoung, we thought,
  • 00:16:34.249 --> 00:16:38.954
  • "Dear Lord, we're nevergoing to get old enough
  • 00:16:38.954 --> 00:16:41.690
  • "to get married.
  • 00:16:41.690 --> 00:16:42.925
  • "Certainly, we're nevergoing to be old enough
  • 00:16:42.925 --> 00:16:45.260
  • "to have children.
  • 00:16:45.260 --> 00:16:46.528
  • "Certainly, we're nevergonna see grandchildren,
  • 00:16:46.528 --> 00:16:49.098
  • "not a chance."
  • 00:16:49.098 --> 00:16:50.432
  • So we halfway ran downthe aisle to get married
  • 00:16:50.432 --> 00:16:54.870
  • (laughing)
  • 00:16:54.870 --> 00:16:56.371
  • in essence, so that we couldat least experience that part
  • 00:16:56.371 --> 00:16:59.842
  • before we had to go underground
  • 00:16:59.842 --> 00:17:03.412
  • with baked beans in a basement.
  • 00:17:03.412 --> 00:17:04.847
  • (laughing)
  • 00:17:04.847 --> 00:17:06.515
  • Okay.
  • 00:17:06.515 --> 00:17:07.349
  • But what you seem to betelling us is to live life.
  • 00:17:08.884 --> 00:17:13.722
  • See, that's a twist here for us.
  • 00:17:13.722 --> 00:17:16.692
  • And we've discussed thissubject before with you
  • 00:17:16.692 --> 00:17:21.697
  • and it was hugely viewed.
  • 00:17:22.564 --> 00:17:26.935
  • So what I think we need to makesure the audience is hearing
  • 00:17:26.935 --> 00:17:31.874
  • is that you have a balancedperspective to the end times.
  • 00:17:33.542 --> 00:17:38.547
  • I have a bigger question, butI want you just to respond
  • 00:17:39.948 --> 00:17:42.985
  • to that so far.
  • 00:17:42.985 --> 00:17:45.154
  • Was I hearing correctlyor incorrectly?
  • 00:17:45.154 --> 00:17:48.624
  • - Absolutely correctly.
  • 00:17:48.624 --> 00:17:49.825
  • And I totally agreewith what you're saying.
  • 00:17:49.825 --> 00:17:52.361
  • Many end times teachingsare so irresponsible
  • 00:17:52.361 --> 00:17:56.932
  • because they breed the exactmindset you're talking about.
  • 00:17:56.932 --> 00:18:00.235
  • - Okay.- Let me say this.
  • 00:18:00.235 --> 00:18:01.236
  • So related to Christians,
  • 00:18:01.236 --> 00:18:02.704
  • there's three typesrelated to the world.
  • 00:18:02.704 --> 00:18:04.873
  • One type of Christian,the world is our home.
  • 00:18:04.873 --> 00:18:07.109
  • And they're not Jesus-centered,they're worldly,
  • 00:18:08.310 --> 00:18:12.648
  • they're distracted,they're materialistic.
  • 00:18:12.648 --> 00:18:14.816
  • Another kind of Christianis the world is our enemy;
  • 00:18:14.816 --> 00:18:18.387
  • is this is a big, bad worldand we're supposed to hide
  • 00:18:18.387 --> 00:18:20.889
  • at home and not toget our hands dirty.
  • 00:18:20.889 --> 00:18:23.258
  • The third type of Christian is
  • 00:18:23.258 --> 00:18:24.193
  • the world is our mission field.
  • 00:18:24.193 --> 00:18:26.428
  • That as long as we're here,we're here to glorify God
  • 00:18:26.428 --> 00:18:29.464
  • and to expand His kingdom.
  • 00:18:29.464 --> 00:18:31.366
  • Now, so you go to Matthew 25,
  • 00:18:31.366 --> 00:18:34.703
  • Matthew 24 and Matthew25 are a contiguous text.
  • 00:18:34.703 --> 00:18:38.707
  • All Jesus talkingabout the end times.
  • 00:18:38.707 --> 00:18:40.976
  • In Matthew 24, He's talkingabout the signs of the times,
  • 00:18:40.976 --> 00:18:43.779
  • but in Matthew 25, He'stalking about how to prepare
  • 00:18:43.779 --> 00:18:47.149
  • for judgment when He comes.
  • 00:18:47.149 --> 00:18:49.117
  • The first parable isthe virgins; know Jesus.
  • 00:18:49.117 --> 00:18:51.486
  • The whole parable is about,you have to know Jesus.
  • 00:18:51.486 --> 00:18:54.089
  • The five foolish virgins
  • 00:18:54.089 --> 00:18:55.390
  • who didn't get intothe wedding feast,
  • 00:18:55.390 --> 00:18:57.359
  • He said, "I don't know you."
  • 00:18:57.359 --> 00:18:58.794
  • So the number onething that you do
  • 00:18:58.794 --> 00:19:00.762
  • to prepare for Jesus'return is know Jesus.
  • 00:19:00.762 --> 00:19:03.065
  • But the second parable isthe parable of the stewards.
  • 00:19:03.065 --> 00:19:06.101
  • And it says thatthere was a master
  • 00:19:06.101 --> 00:19:07.502
  • who went on a far journey.
  • 00:19:07.502 --> 00:19:09.004
  • But before goingon that journey,
  • 00:19:09.004 --> 00:19:10.539
  • he distributed his goodsamong his servants.
  • 00:19:10.539 --> 00:19:13.075
  • And to one, hegave five talents.
  • 00:19:13.075 --> 00:19:14.543
  • This is a massiveamount of money.
  • 00:19:14.543 --> 00:19:16.545
  • To one, he two talents,
  • 00:19:16.545 --> 00:19:18.380
  • to one, he gave onetalent each according
  • 00:19:18.380 --> 00:19:20.382
  • to their own ability.
  • 00:19:20.382 --> 00:19:21.917
  • And the word ability theremeans demonstrated capacity.
  • 00:19:21.917 --> 00:19:24.353
  • He wasn't favoring theone with five talents
  • 00:19:24.353 --> 00:19:27.055
  • or disfavoring theone with one talent.
  • 00:19:27.055 --> 00:19:29.057
  • He had seen these guys at work.
  • 00:19:29.057 --> 00:19:30.759
  • And God is a good steward.
  • 00:19:30.759 --> 00:19:31.727
  • He doesn't waste.
  • 00:19:31.727 --> 00:19:33.195
  • So to the degree that Ihave the capacity to steward
  • 00:19:33.195 --> 00:19:35.964
  • is to the degree that hegives me more talents.
  • 00:19:35.964 --> 00:19:38.300
  • It says the masterwent on a long journey.
  • 00:19:38.300 --> 00:19:40.035
  • Then he came back andcalled 'em into an account.
  • 00:19:40.035 --> 00:19:42.471
  • And the first mancame back and said,
  • 00:19:42.471 --> 00:19:43.805
  • "Master, you gaveme five talents
  • 00:19:43.805 --> 00:19:45.674
  • "and I took your fivetalents and I invested them.
  • 00:19:45.674 --> 00:19:48.143
  • "And here you havefive more talents."
  • 00:19:48.143 --> 00:19:49.878
  • He said, "Well done, goodand faithful servant.
  • 00:19:49.878 --> 00:19:53.482
  • "Enter into thejoy of your master.
  • 00:19:53.482 --> 00:19:55.150
  • "Because you werefaithful with the little,
  • 00:19:55.150 --> 00:19:56.618
  • "I'll give you much more."
  • 00:19:56.618 --> 00:19:58.153
  • The man with two talentscame up and said,
  • 00:19:58.153 --> 00:19:59.655
  • "Master, you gaveme two talents.
  • 00:19:59.655 --> 00:20:01.256
  • "And while you were gone,I took those two talents
  • 00:20:01.256 --> 00:20:03.792
  • "and I invest them.
  • 00:20:03.792 --> 00:20:04.993
  • "And now here you havetwo more talents."
  • 00:20:04.993 --> 00:20:06.695
  • He said, "Well done, goodand faithful servant.
  • 00:20:06.695 --> 00:20:09.264
  • "Enter into the joyof your master."
  • 00:20:09.264 --> 00:20:10.899
  • The man with one talentcame up and said,
  • 00:20:10.899 --> 00:20:13.435
  • "I don't like you.
  • 00:20:13.435 --> 00:20:14.336
  • "You're a mean guy.
  • 00:20:16.038 --> 00:20:17.706
  • "And you come and you gatherwhere you didn't scatter
  • 00:20:17.706 --> 00:20:21.043
  • "and you reap whatyou didn't sow.
  • 00:20:21.043 --> 00:20:23.512
  • "So when you left, I took yourtalent and I wrapped it up
  • 00:20:23.512 --> 00:20:26.381
  • "in a handkerchief.
  • 00:20:26.381 --> 00:20:27.616
  • "I hid it in the ground.
  • 00:20:27.616 --> 00:20:28.884
  • "Take back what's yours."
  • 00:20:28.884 --> 00:20:30.152
  • And Jesus said, "Youwicked and lazy servant.
  • 00:20:31.286 --> 00:20:35.257
  • "You knew that Iwas an austere man,
  • 00:20:35.257 --> 00:20:37.592
  • "and that I plant...
  • 00:20:37.592 --> 00:20:39.094
  • "reap what I didn't sow andgather where I didn't scatter.
  • 00:20:39.094 --> 00:20:41.229
  • "So you should havetaken my talent
  • 00:20:41.229 --> 00:20:42.831
  • "and at least put it in the bank
  • 00:20:42.831 --> 00:20:44.166
  • "so that it would havebeen drawing interest.
  • 00:20:44.166 --> 00:20:45.467
  • "And I would have gotteninterest on my return."
  • 00:20:45.467 --> 00:20:47.502
  • He said, "You castthis wicked servant
  • 00:20:47.502 --> 00:20:49.204
  • "into the outer darkness."
  • 00:20:49.204 --> 00:20:50.872
  • So here's my point.
  • 00:20:50.872 --> 00:20:52.741
  • We are here to glorify Godand to expand His kingdom
  • 00:20:52.741 --> 00:20:55.977
  • and to take the talents ofour life and to invest them
  • 00:20:55.977 --> 00:20:58.714
  • in this world to winsouls for Christ.
  • 00:20:58.714 --> 00:21:01.183
  • See, TBN, you guys,
  • 00:21:01.183 --> 00:21:03.118
  • I mean, it's incrediblewhat you're doing.
  • 00:21:03.118 --> 00:21:06.121
  • Your mom and dadstarted this ministry.
  • 00:21:06.121 --> 00:21:08.323
  • You guys are doingsuch an incredible job.
  • 00:21:08.323 --> 00:21:10.492
  • You are using yourtalents for Jesus.
  • 00:21:10.492 --> 00:21:13.729
  • And when he returns, you'regonna be in a real good place
  • 00:21:13.729 --> 00:21:16.598
  • to give an account.
  • 00:21:16.598 --> 00:21:18.100
  • Many people watching rightnow will be in a good place.
  • 00:21:18.100 --> 00:21:20.535
  • I'm talking aboutteaching Sunday school
  • 00:21:20.535 --> 00:21:22.337
  • or just helping at the nursinghome or just helping people.
  • 00:21:22.337 --> 00:21:26.675
  • You don't have to climb amountain for God to reward you.
  • 00:21:26.675 --> 00:21:29.144
  • He said, "If you give a cup ofcold water to a little child,
  • 00:21:29.144 --> 00:21:32.180
  • "you won't lose your reward."
  • 00:21:32.180 --> 00:21:33.715
  • So everybody's a hero whenyou're a part of the team.
  • 00:21:33.715 --> 00:21:36.685
  • But here's my point.
  • 00:21:36.685 --> 00:21:37.686
  • There will be an accountability.
  • 00:21:37.686 --> 00:21:39.254
  • This is the whole point.
  • 00:21:39.254 --> 00:21:40.722
  • So Jesus tells the signsof the times in Matthew 24.
  • 00:21:40.722 --> 00:21:44.793
  • In Matthew 25, He says,"If you wanna be ready
  • 00:21:44.793 --> 00:21:47.229
  • "when I return, youneed to know me."
  • 00:21:47.229 --> 00:21:49.531
  • Parable of virgins.
  • 00:21:49.531 --> 00:21:51.066
  • You need to be ready tobe called into an account.
  • 00:21:51.066 --> 00:21:52.934
  • And so the point being...
  • 00:21:52.934 --> 00:21:54.436
  • You see, in a Barna researchpoll, most people believe
  • 00:21:54.436 --> 00:21:58.039
  • that the purpose of their lives
  • 00:21:58.039 --> 00:21:59.608
  • is to feel goodabout themselves.
  • 00:21:59.608 --> 00:22:01.543
  • Most people right now, manypeople watching right now,
  • 00:22:01.543 --> 00:22:04.679
  • what's the purpose of your life?
  • 00:22:04.679 --> 00:22:05.781
  • Feel good about myself.
  • 00:22:05.781 --> 00:22:06.982
  • We live in a verynarcissistic culture.
  • 00:22:06.982 --> 00:22:09.050
  • The interesting thing aboutthat is in 2 Timothy 3,
  • 00:22:09.050 --> 00:22:12.020
  • the Apostle Paul says,"In the last days,
  • 00:22:12.020 --> 00:22:14.122
  • "very dangerous times will come
  • 00:22:14.122 --> 00:22:16.091
  • "because men will belovers of themselves."
  • 00:22:16.091 --> 00:22:19.394
  • Okay.
  • 00:22:19.394 --> 00:22:20.629
  • We live in a verynarcissistic culture
  • 00:22:20.629 --> 00:22:22.431
  • where people love themselves.
  • 00:22:22.431 --> 00:22:23.965
  • The purpose of our lives isn'tto feel good about ourselves.
  • 00:22:23.965 --> 00:22:27.002
  • The purpose of our livesis to glorify Jesus Christ
  • 00:22:27.002 --> 00:22:29.638
  • and to expand His kingdom.
  • 00:22:29.638 --> 00:22:31.106
  • Now, I have talents,you have talents,
  • 00:22:31.106 --> 00:22:32.674
  • everybody has one talent, okay?
  • 00:22:32.674 --> 00:22:34.409
  • Because even the wickedman had one talent.
  • 00:22:34.409 --> 00:22:36.445
  • Everybody has a talent andthat talent is not there
  • 00:22:36.445 --> 00:22:38.914
  • to make us comfortable.
  • 00:22:38.914 --> 00:22:40.282
  • That talent is not thereto make us popular.
  • 00:22:40.282 --> 00:22:42.584
  • That talent is thereto make us effective.
  • 00:22:42.584 --> 00:22:45.153
  • Jesus is gone.
  • 00:22:45.153 --> 00:22:46.621
  • Jesus is in heaven at theright hand of God the father.
  • 00:22:46.621 --> 00:22:49.624
  • Jesus will return one day.
  • 00:22:49.624 --> 00:22:51.626
  • And if you wanna be readyfor the return of Jesus,
  • 00:22:51.626 --> 00:22:54.129
  • it means don't go underground.
  • 00:22:54.129 --> 00:22:56.097
  • - [Laurie] Right.
  • 00:22:56.097 --> 00:22:57.032
  • - Don't enable gays or stargaze.
  • 00:22:57.032 --> 00:22:59.301
  • If you wanna be preparedfor the return of Jesus,
  • 00:22:59.301 --> 00:23:01.703
  • it means take your talentand use it to glorify God
  • 00:23:01.703 --> 00:23:05.240
  • and expand His kingdom.
  • 00:23:05.240 --> 00:23:06.107
  • And here's what I say.
  • 00:23:06.107 --> 00:23:07.576
  • Plan like Jesus isn'tcoming back for 100 years,
  • 00:23:07.576 --> 00:23:10.779
  • but live like He'scoming back today.
  • 00:23:10.779 --> 00:23:13.081
  • You wanna be ready.
  • 00:23:13.081 --> 00:23:14.583
  • - Let me just make surewe're in agreement, okay?
  • 00:23:14.583 --> 00:23:17.586
  • - Okay.- And make sure I...
  • 00:23:17.586 --> 00:23:19.921
  • You agree that we,our generation gottaught Bible prophecy
  • 00:23:19.921 --> 00:23:24.926
  • that might have causedus to drive underground.
  • 00:23:26.094 --> 00:23:28.096
  • - Absolutely.- Okay.
  • 00:23:28.096 --> 00:23:29.998
  • We're on a good footing then.
  • 00:23:29.998 --> 00:23:31.433
  • - [Jimmy] Yeah.
  • 00:23:31.433 --> 00:23:32.834
  • So I remember a veryimportant moment in my life,
  • 00:23:32.834 --> 00:23:36.438
  • my dad was speaking atWashington for Jesus, 1980,
  • 00:23:36.438 --> 00:23:40.675
  • it is just an amazingevent, and he screams out,
  • 00:23:40.675 --> 00:23:44.980
  • "God has done all He's evergoing to do about the devil."
  • 00:23:44.980 --> 00:23:49.317
  • It's up to us to takeit back in Jesus' name.
  • 00:23:49.317 --> 00:23:52.787
  • That made him very proactive.
  • 00:23:53.655 --> 00:23:55.657
  • My dad was very connectedto Paul Billheimer,
  • 00:23:55.657 --> 00:23:58.827
  • "Destined For the Throne."
  • 00:23:58.827 --> 00:24:00.161
  • We are on the jobtraining for eternity.
  • 00:24:00.161 --> 00:24:03.031
  • This is aggressive time.
  • 00:24:03.031 --> 00:24:04.933
  • Get after it, get it done.
  • 00:24:04.933 --> 00:24:06.468
  • All right, I'mgrateful that my father
  • 00:24:06.468 --> 00:24:09.471
  • had a very aggressiveattitude to get things done.
  • 00:24:09.471 --> 00:24:14.175
  • So I was always just asconfused as I could be
  • 00:24:14.175 --> 00:24:18.446
  • as to Bible prophecy teachers
  • 00:24:18.446 --> 00:24:22.183
  • that were saying, "Get food..."
  • 00:24:22.183 --> 00:24:25.287
  • I mean, we see ittoday all the time.
  • 00:24:25.287 --> 00:24:27.489
  • Those on Christiantelevision that say
  • 00:24:28.823 --> 00:24:32.827
  • to get five years of food.- Scare the heck out of you
  • 00:24:32.827 --> 00:24:36.998
  • and try to sell youa survivor gear.
  • 00:24:36.998 --> 00:24:38.133
  • - There we go, all right.
  • 00:24:38.133 --> 00:24:39.067
  • - Thank you.- So all of that
  • 00:24:39.067 --> 00:24:40.602
  • doesn't make a wholelot of sense to me.
  • 00:24:40.602 --> 00:24:42.604
  • So when I take my dad'swords, that impacted me,
  • 00:24:42.604 --> 00:24:46.608
  • God's done all he's evergonna do about the devil.
  • 00:24:46.608 --> 00:24:49.077
  • It's up to us now toenforce it on earth
  • 00:24:49.077 --> 00:24:52.113
  • and to go and get things done.
  • 00:24:52.113 --> 00:24:54.215
  • So there's thisdisconnect in my...
  • 00:24:54.215 --> 00:24:57.452
  • Look, I'm not even gonna blameeveryone roughly our age.
  • 00:24:57.452 --> 00:25:02.090
  • Me, there was a disconnect in me
  • 00:25:02.090 --> 00:25:04.859
  • that didn't see prophecyteaching as positive.
  • 00:25:04.859 --> 00:25:09.464
  • I saw it as negative.
  • 00:25:09.464 --> 00:25:10.699
  • - Yeah.- So that meant you kinda
  • 00:25:10.699 --> 00:25:12.400
  • didn't really wannaeven wade into the book
  • 00:25:12.400 --> 00:25:15.170
  • of Revelation at all.
  • 00:25:15.170 --> 00:25:16.805
  • Here's my question.
  • 00:25:16.805 --> 00:25:19.774
  • If there was a generation thatmissed Jesus and that's true,
  • 00:25:19.774 --> 00:25:24.779
  • 2.000 years ago--- That's right.
  • 00:25:26.214 --> 00:25:27.849
  • - Many missed the Messiah.- That's right.
  • 00:25:27.849 --> 00:25:29.818
  • - He was here and they missedHim because they expected Him
  • 00:25:29.818 --> 00:25:34.756
  • to go sit on a throne in Israel.
  • 00:25:35.624 --> 00:25:37.759
  • Some of Bible teachingof prophecy says,
  • 00:25:38.893 --> 00:25:42.697
  • we're waiting for Jesusto come sit on a throne
  • 00:25:42.697 --> 00:25:46.067
  • in Israel beforeeverything's right.
  • 00:25:46.067 --> 00:25:49.204
  • But didn't Jesus come anddelegate all authority?
  • 00:25:49.204 --> 00:25:53.074
  • Didn't he say, "I have allpower and I delegate it--"
  • 00:25:53.074 --> 00:25:56.344
  • - He said he alreadyruling and reigning.
  • 00:25:56.344 --> 00:25:59.147
  • - In heaven and earth,I have all power.
  • 00:25:59.147 --> 00:26:01.116
  • He delegates it to us,the believers in Him
  • 00:26:01.116 --> 00:26:04.619
  • to go and accomplishgreat things,
  • 00:26:04.619 --> 00:26:07.122
  • greater things than we would do.
  • 00:26:07.122 --> 00:26:08.890
  • Holy Spirit is here.
  • 00:26:08.890 --> 00:26:10.425
  • The power is with us.
  • 00:26:10.425 --> 00:26:12.027
  • What if Bible prophecytaught the way we heard it
  • 00:26:13.428 --> 00:26:17.866
  • or the way I heard it is makingme miss my appointed time
  • 00:26:17.866 --> 00:26:22.871
  • in earth by causingme to go underground
  • 00:26:24.072 --> 00:26:26.775
  • and eat baked beans ina basement somewhere?
  • 00:26:26.775 --> 00:26:29.377
  • Help me get out ofthe basement and up
  • 00:26:29.377 --> 00:26:32.313
  • and operatingaggressively in the world.
  • 00:26:32.313 --> 00:26:35.250
  • - So I say to you, Matt,the purpose of your life
  • 00:26:35.250 --> 00:26:38.486
  • is to go out therein the field today
  • 00:26:38.486 --> 00:26:40.488
  • and harvest as much as you can.
  • 00:26:40.488 --> 00:26:42.390
  • Okay.
  • 00:26:42.390 --> 00:26:43.892
  • And here, I wanna show youthis book that will help you
  • 00:26:43.892 --> 00:26:46.528
  • because some things aregonna happen the day
  • 00:26:46.528 --> 00:26:47.962
  • that you need to know about.
  • 00:26:47.962 --> 00:26:49.330
  • But when they start happening,
  • 00:26:49.330 --> 00:26:50.598
  • I just want you to knowyou need to work harder
  • 00:26:50.598 --> 00:26:52.434
  • because it just means theday is coming to a close.
  • 00:26:52.434 --> 00:26:55.503
  • - Okay, now you'retelling me what I need.
  • 00:26:55.503 --> 00:26:58.873
  • No one ever said that to mein regard to this teaching.
  • 00:26:58.873 --> 00:27:02.010
  • - I totally agree withwhat you're saying.
  • 00:27:02.010 --> 00:27:03.478
  • So we're working in the worldas laborers in a harvest.
  • 00:27:03.478 --> 00:27:07.582
  • And God gave us a book sowe wouldn't get overwhelmed
  • 00:27:07.582 --> 00:27:10.251
  • because he knew that the endwould be very difficult, okay?
  • 00:27:10.251 --> 00:27:13.054
  • And that's what theend time prophecy said,
  • 00:27:13.054 --> 00:27:14.823
  • the difficult is gonna happen.
  • 00:27:14.823 --> 00:27:16.458
  • So when we do see thedifficulties coming,
  • 00:27:16.458 --> 00:27:18.526
  • we don't slow down, wespeed up because I know
  • 00:27:18.526 --> 00:27:21.262
  • I don't have that much longerto get this harvest in.
  • 00:27:21.262 --> 00:27:24.132
  • And the total irresponsibilityof the kind of teaching
  • 00:27:24.132 --> 00:27:27.802
  • that you're talking aboutis what they say is,
  • 00:27:27.802 --> 00:27:30.338
  • uh-uh, don't run the harvest.
  • 00:27:30.338 --> 00:27:32.273
  • You go in your basement.
  • 00:27:32.273 --> 00:27:33.475
  • It's about you.
  • 00:27:34.409 --> 00:27:35.610
  • You're one of the frozenchosen and when Jesus comes,
  • 00:27:37.011 --> 00:27:40.081
  • you're gonna be one of thespecial ones that was ready.
  • 00:27:40.081 --> 00:27:42.250
  • No, when he comes andhe finds you hiding
  • 00:27:42.250 --> 00:27:45.820
  • and not investing your talentor whatever, that's not good.
  • 00:27:45.820 --> 00:27:48.857
  • And I'm not saying you'renot going to heaven.
  • 00:27:48.857 --> 00:27:50.458
  • But what I am saying is this,
  • 00:27:50.458 --> 00:27:52.494
  • the wise servants are the ones
  • 00:27:52.494 --> 00:27:55.396
  • that they start seeingenemies coming in.
  • 00:27:55.396 --> 00:27:57.966
  • Luke 10, Jesus says this, I'mgonna be a little obnoxious
  • 00:27:57.966 --> 00:28:00.702
  • in how I say this.
  • 00:28:00.702 --> 00:28:02.070
  • Luke 10 Jesus said,
  • 00:28:02.070 --> 00:28:03.838
  • "I give you authority overserpents and scorpions."
  • 00:28:03.838 --> 00:28:07.742
  • That shows you thenature of the enemy.
  • 00:28:07.742 --> 00:28:09.711
  • "And over all," A-L-L all,
  • 00:28:09.711 --> 00:28:12.947
  • "The power over theenemy and nothing--
  • 00:28:12.947 --> 00:28:15.150
  • - [Laurie] Nothing.
  • 00:28:15.150 --> 00:28:16.384
  • - "Nothing shall byany means harm you
  • 00:28:16.384 --> 00:28:20.922
  • "if you use the authority."
  • 00:28:20.922 --> 00:28:22.490
  • Jesus has left us...
  • 00:28:23.391 --> 00:28:24.826
  • Your father, this is anexactly true statement.
  • 00:28:24.826 --> 00:28:27.629
  • We have authority over allthe power of the enemy.
  • 00:28:27.629 --> 00:28:29.931
  • And you say, "Why are so manyChristians getting hammered?"
  • 00:28:29.931 --> 00:28:32.267
  • We're not using the authority.
  • 00:28:32.267 --> 00:28:33.835
  • We have authority over...
  • 00:28:33.835 --> 00:28:35.136
  • Let me say something else.
  • 00:28:35.136 --> 00:28:36.371
  • So in Matthew 16, Jesussaid to the disciples,
  • 00:28:36.371 --> 00:28:40.275
  • He said, "Upon this rock,I'll build my church.
  • 00:28:40.275 --> 00:28:43.011
  • "And the Gates of hellcannot prevail against it."
  • 00:28:43.011 --> 00:28:45.680
  • Let me tell yousomething about gates;
  • 00:28:45.680 --> 00:28:47.081
  • they're stationaryobjects that are designed
  • 00:28:47.081 --> 00:28:48.950
  • to keep certain people inand certain people out.
  • 00:28:48.950 --> 00:28:51.853
  • They're stationary.
  • 00:28:51.853 --> 00:28:53.054
  • Okay, you've never beenattacked by a gate.
  • 00:28:53.054 --> 00:28:54.689
  • You've never beenfollowed by a gate.
  • 00:28:54.689 --> 00:28:56.324
  • They're stationary, okay?
  • 00:28:56.324 --> 00:28:57.625
  • So the gates of hellare areas in our society
  • 00:28:57.625 --> 00:29:01.496
  • where Satan is trying tokeep people in bondage
  • 00:29:01.496 --> 00:29:03.698
  • and the church out.
  • 00:29:03.698 --> 00:29:04.632
  • And Jesus said,
  • 00:29:05.633 --> 00:29:07.101
  • "Whatever area of societyyou decide to take,
  • 00:29:07.101 --> 00:29:10.205
  • "the enemy can't keep you out."
  • 00:29:10.205 --> 00:29:12.140
  • If you strategize, and ifyou desire to end poverty,
  • 00:29:12.140 --> 00:29:16.144
  • to end divorce, toend whatever it is,
  • 00:29:16.144 --> 00:29:18.913
  • if you will strategize andgo after it spiritually,
  • 00:29:18.913 --> 00:29:21.416
  • not fighting people, butfighting the real enemy
  • 00:29:21.416 --> 00:29:23.318
  • who is Satan, nothingcan keep you away.
  • 00:29:23.318 --> 00:29:26.754
  • The gates of hell themselves
  • 00:29:26.754 --> 00:29:29.224
  • cannot prevailagainst my church.
  • 00:29:29.224 --> 00:29:31.192
  • We are an overcoming invasiveforce to take the truth
  • 00:29:31.192 --> 00:29:35.263
  • and love of the gospelinto every highway
  • 00:29:35.263 --> 00:29:37.832
  • and byway into the world
  • 00:29:37.832 --> 00:29:39.234
  • and when the churchis at our best.
  • 00:29:39.234 --> 00:29:41.502
  • The first man in the NewTestament was John the Baptist.
  • 00:29:41.502 --> 00:29:44.973
  • And Jesus says, "Since thedays of John the Baptist
  • 00:29:44.973 --> 00:29:47.075
  • "Until now, the kingdomof heaven suffers violence
  • 00:29:47.075 --> 00:29:49.510
  • "and the violenttake it by force."
  • 00:29:49.510 --> 00:29:51.312
  • The devil only givesup ground by force.
  • 00:29:51.312 --> 00:29:53.648
  • He's not a nice guy and hedoesn't like nice people.
  • 00:29:53.648 --> 00:29:57.151
  • And it doesn't matter howsmart we are or gifted we are,
  • 00:29:57.151 --> 00:29:59.187
  • we have to use spiritualviolence to take the world back,
  • 00:29:59.187 --> 00:30:02.957
  • to get people out of bondage.
  • 00:30:02.957 --> 00:30:04.792
  • - Yeah, okay.
  • 00:30:04.792 --> 00:30:05.627
  • So my dad preached this.
  • 00:30:05.627 --> 00:30:07.462
  • He was all about people arewanting to just barely make it
  • 00:30:07.462 --> 00:30:12.467
  • to heaven someday.
  • 00:30:13.234 --> 00:30:14.702
  • And he believed in theglorious victorious church.
  • 00:30:14.702 --> 00:30:16.638
  • - [Jimmy] Right.
  • 00:30:16.638 --> 00:30:18.206
  • - And I think a lot of peoplesee that we're all just gonna
  • 00:30:18.206 --> 00:30:20.141
  • be crawling to the Gates ofheaven, barely getting along.
  • 00:30:20.141 --> 00:30:24.312
  • So basically, is it correctto say that the kingdoms
  • 00:30:25.747 --> 00:30:29.951
  • of this world are becomingthe kingdoms of our Lord now?
  • 00:30:29.951 --> 00:30:34.856
  • - The church began 100% Jewish.
  • 00:30:35.723 --> 00:30:37.492
  • On the day of Pentecost, 100%of the church was Jewish.
  • 00:30:37.492 --> 00:30:41.496
  • And they began the gospel, okay?
  • 00:30:41.496 --> 00:30:43.431
  • Then we got led into the club
  • 00:30:43.431 --> 00:30:45.099
  • when Cornelius's house got saved
  • 00:30:45.099 --> 00:30:47.302
  • and then the churchbecame Gentile
  • 00:30:47.302 --> 00:30:48.770
  • and we kicked the Jews out.
  • 00:30:48.770 --> 00:30:49.971
  • So in the book of Revelation,
  • 00:30:49.971 --> 00:30:51.406
  • the first three chaptersof the book Revelation
  • 00:30:51.406 --> 00:30:53.508
  • are the letters to theseven churches, okay?
  • 00:30:53.508 --> 00:30:55.877
  • The church is mentioned,I think it's 27 times
  • 00:30:55.877 --> 00:30:58.279
  • in the first three chaptersof the book of Revelation.
  • 00:30:58.279 --> 00:31:01.649
  • And then we're never mentionedagain until Revelation 19
  • 00:31:01.649 --> 00:31:03.885
  • with marriagesupper of the Lamb.
  • 00:31:03.885 --> 00:31:05.586
  • Israel is mentioned constantlyin the tribulation chapters
  • 00:31:05.586 --> 00:31:09.290
  • of the book of Revelation.
  • 00:31:09.290 --> 00:31:10.091
  • Here's what I'm saying.
  • 00:31:10.091 --> 00:31:11.859
  • The gospel started with Israeland it will end with Israel.
  • 00:31:11.859 --> 00:31:16.064
  • I do not believe the churchwill reach the entire world
  • 00:31:16.064 --> 00:31:18.566
  • before Jesus comesbefore the rapture.
  • 00:31:18.566 --> 00:31:20.101
  • So why did that happen?
  • 00:31:20.101 --> 00:31:21.569
  • There'll be 144.000 onfire, Spirit-filled,
  • 00:31:21.569 --> 00:31:26.541
  • absolutely committed Jewsduring the tribulation
  • 00:31:27.976 --> 00:31:29.644
  • that will preach the gospelsupernaturally around the world.
  • 00:31:29.644 --> 00:31:31.913
  • And there'll be two witnesseson the temple mount,
  • 00:31:31.913 --> 00:31:35.149
  • I believe it's Enoch and Elijah,
  • 00:31:35.149 --> 00:31:36.451
  • two men of the OldTestament didn't die.
  • 00:31:36.451 --> 00:31:38.286
  • There'll be two witnesseson the temple mount.
  • 00:31:38.286 --> 00:31:40.688
  • And these men will do signsand wonders all over the world.
  • 00:31:40.688 --> 00:31:44.258
  • They'll call down fire fromheaven to their enemies.
  • 00:31:44.258 --> 00:31:46.527
  • If anyone tries to kill 'em,
  • 00:31:46.527 --> 00:31:47.762
  • they'll be killedin like manner.
  • 00:31:47.762 --> 00:31:49.297
  • These men are so despisedaccording to Revelation 11,
  • 00:31:49.297 --> 00:31:52.400
  • that the antichrist killsthem three and a half years
  • 00:31:52.400 --> 00:31:55.236
  • into the tribulation,lays their dead bodies
  • 00:31:55.236 --> 00:31:58.106
  • in the streets of Jerusalem.
  • 00:31:58.106 --> 00:31:59.774
  • And the whole world sendsgifts to each other.
  • 00:31:59.774 --> 00:32:02.143
  • By the way, it says, "Thewhole world watches it."
  • 00:32:02.143 --> 00:32:04.379
  • We have the technology forthe whole world to watch.
  • 00:32:04.379 --> 00:32:06.848
  • And it says the wholeworld hates them so much
  • 00:32:06.848 --> 00:32:10.051
  • that they sendgifts to each other.
  • 00:32:10.051 --> 00:32:11.319
  • You say why the worldhate 'em so much?
  • 00:32:11.319 --> 00:32:13.388
  • Because they stood on thetemple mount in Israel
  • 00:32:13.388 --> 00:32:15.123
  • and preached the gospeland nobody can stop 'em.
  • 00:32:15.123 --> 00:32:17.358
  • They praise Jesus andnobody can stop 'em.
  • 00:32:17.358 --> 00:32:19.660
  • I also believe it's possiblethat they're the ones
  • 00:32:19.660 --> 00:32:21.729
  • who protect the temple builders.
  • 00:32:21.729 --> 00:32:23.331
  • And I've taught thisbefore that the antichrist
  • 00:32:24.699 --> 00:32:26.901
  • confirms the seven yearcovenant with Israel.
  • 00:32:26.901 --> 00:32:28.970
  • And because of that, theyget to build the temple.
  • 00:32:28.970 --> 00:32:31.039
  • It could be true.
  • 00:32:31.039 --> 00:32:32.540
  • But also, it'd be true thatthe two witnesses show up
  • 00:32:32.540 --> 00:32:34.208
  • on the temple mount,say, "Boys start building
  • 00:32:34.208 --> 00:32:36.144
  • "and no one's gonna touch you."
  • 00:32:36.144 --> 00:32:37.712
  • And remember, as soonas they're killed,
  • 00:32:37.712 --> 00:32:40.448
  • the antichrist goesinto the temple
  • 00:32:40.448 --> 00:32:42.150
  • and stops the sacrifices.
  • 00:32:42.150 --> 00:32:43.985
  • See, another thingthat's gonna happen
  • 00:32:43.985 --> 00:32:45.386
  • in the middle of the tribulation
  • 00:32:45.386 --> 00:32:46.654
  • is the Jews are gonnabe sacrificing animals
  • 00:32:46.654 --> 00:32:48.923
  • on the temple mount.
  • 00:32:48.923 --> 00:32:50.124
  • Can you imaginewhat Peter will do?
  • 00:32:50.124 --> 00:32:51.859
  • Can you imagine whatthe world will do
  • 00:32:51.859 --> 00:32:53.628
  • when they startanimal sacrifices?
  • 00:32:53.628 --> 00:32:55.396
  • So the antichristgoes in and stops 'em,
  • 00:32:55.396 --> 00:32:57.665
  • he's the hero of the world.
  • 00:32:57.665 --> 00:32:59.167
  • But we're gonna have 144.000Jews preaching the gospel
  • 00:32:59.167 --> 00:33:02.670
  • around the world andthe two witnesses.
  • 00:33:02.670 --> 00:33:04.872
  • And hear what I'm saying, thegospel started with the Jews,
  • 00:33:04.872 --> 00:33:08.176
  • the gospel willend with the Jews.
  • 00:33:08.176 --> 00:33:10.378
  • I do believe thekingdoms of this world
  • 00:33:10.378 --> 00:33:12.280
  • are becoming the kingdomsof our Lord and Christ.
  • 00:33:12.280 --> 00:33:14.515
  • So we're doing part of it.
  • 00:33:14.515 --> 00:33:15.983
  • The Jews are gonnado the rest of it.
  • 00:33:15.983 --> 00:33:17.652
  • And then Jesus will returnand rule for 1.0000 years
  • 00:33:17.652 --> 00:33:20.788
  • from the temple mount in Israel.
  • 00:33:20.788 --> 00:33:22.990
  • - Is it possible that we'rein the millennial reign now?
  • 00:33:22.990 --> 00:33:27.195
  • - No.
  • 00:33:27.195 --> 00:33:28.396
  • And let me tell youwhy, Matt, and that is,
  • 00:33:28.396 --> 00:33:29.597
  • during the millennialrule of Christ,
  • 00:33:29.597 --> 00:33:31.732
  • we rule and reignwith a rod of iron...
  • 00:33:31.732 --> 00:33:33.401
  • Jesus physically returns.
  • 00:33:33.401 --> 00:33:34.936
  • Now, I believe inthe physical return.
  • 00:33:34.936 --> 00:33:37.205
  • This (mumbles) theologyis a literal theology.
  • 00:33:37.205 --> 00:33:40.208
  • And so there are peoplewho allegorize prophecy,
  • 00:33:40.208 --> 00:33:43.444
  • nothing could be more dangerous.
  • 00:33:43.444 --> 00:33:44.645
  • Now, when the Bible allegorizes,
  • 00:33:44.645 --> 00:33:46.581
  • then you interpret the allegory.
  • 00:33:46.581 --> 00:33:49.817
  • But when the Biblesays something,
  • 00:33:49.817 --> 00:33:51.819
  • so in Zechariah 14or Revelation 19,
  • 00:33:51.819 --> 00:33:54.655
  • they're matching texts.
  • 00:33:54.655 --> 00:33:56.023
  • Jesus physically returnsto the Mount of Olives.
  • 00:33:56.023 --> 00:33:58.659
  • When Jesus was ascended10 days before Pentecost,
  • 00:33:58.659 --> 00:34:02.897
  • and He ascended into heaven,the angels appeared and said,
  • 00:34:02.897 --> 00:34:05.800
  • "In the same manner Heleft, He's coming back."
  • 00:34:05.800 --> 00:34:08.636
  • In Zechariah 14, itsays His feet touched
  • 00:34:08.636 --> 00:34:10.872
  • the Mount of Olivesand it cleaves in two.
  • 00:34:10.872 --> 00:34:13.508
  • And He slays the enemies ofGod and He rules and reigns
  • 00:34:13.508 --> 00:34:16.911
  • from the temple mount in Israel.
  • 00:34:16.911 --> 00:34:18.279
  • Revelation 19 saysthat, "I see heaven open
  • 00:34:18.279 --> 00:34:21.682
  • "and Jesus, the word ofGod returns with us."
  • 00:34:21.682 --> 00:34:24.585
  • By the way, Zechariah 14 says,
  • 00:34:24.585 --> 00:34:26.654
  • "He comes and allthe saints with Him."
  • 00:34:26.654 --> 00:34:29.023
  • So Zechariah 14and Revelation 19
  • 00:34:29.023 --> 00:34:30.625
  • talk about the physicalappearing of Jesus.
  • 00:34:30.625 --> 00:34:34.262
  • Matthew 24 He said, "Afterthe tribulation of those days,
  • 00:34:34.262 --> 00:34:37.832
  • they'll see the sign ofthe Son of Man in the sky
  • 00:34:37.832 --> 00:34:40.668
  • "and the Son of Man returning
  • 00:34:40.668 --> 00:34:42.170
  • "with His power and great glory.
  • 00:34:42.170 --> 00:34:43.804
  • "Every eye will see Him."
  • 00:34:43.804 --> 00:34:45.206
  • So if you allegorizethe millennium
  • 00:34:45.206 --> 00:34:47.608
  • and say the church is Jesus,
  • 00:34:47.608 --> 00:34:49.477
  • the church is thebride of Christ,
  • 00:34:49.477 --> 00:34:51.445
  • and we are nowruling and reigning,
  • 00:34:51.445 --> 00:34:52.880
  • A, we're not rulingand reigning.
  • 00:34:52.880 --> 00:34:54.348
  • I mean, we're not ruling theearth with a rod of iron, okay?
  • 00:34:54.348 --> 00:34:56.584
  • - Right.- During the millennium,
  • 00:34:56.584 --> 00:34:58.186
  • there is a worldfull of lost people.
  • 00:34:58.186 --> 00:35:00.254
  • And no one gets to saved.
  • 00:35:00.254 --> 00:35:01.656
  • The age of grace endsat the return of Jesus
  • 00:35:01.656 --> 00:35:04.559
  • at the end of the tribulation.
  • 00:35:04.559 --> 00:35:06.561
  • And the reason we knowthat is because it says
  • 00:35:06.561 --> 00:35:08.162
  • that Jesus returns with thefierceness and wrath of all...
  • 00:35:08.162 --> 00:35:11.699
  • Jesus says in sweetJesus, because theage of grace is over.
  • 00:35:11.699 --> 00:35:15.369
  • We don't need grace.
  • 00:35:15.369 --> 00:35:16.337
  • We are in the image of Jesus.
  • 00:35:16.337 --> 00:35:17.805
  • In other words, we have beentransformed and we are perfect.
  • 00:35:17.805 --> 00:35:19.874
  • We'll never sin again.
  • 00:35:19.874 --> 00:35:21.342
  • And we rule and reign withJesus for 1.000 years.
  • 00:35:21.342 --> 00:35:23.277
  • You don't need gracewhen you're perfect.
  • 00:35:23.277 --> 00:35:25.179
  • Why doesn't the world get grace?
  • 00:35:25.179 --> 00:35:27.114
  • The people who survivedthe tribulation,
  • 00:35:27.114 --> 00:35:30.618
  • the millennium istheir punishment.
  • 00:35:30.618 --> 00:35:32.954
  • And the Bible saysin Revelation,
  • 00:35:32.954 --> 00:35:34.689
  • "They sought death, butthey couldn't find it."
  • 00:35:34.689 --> 00:35:37.124
  • There will be many peopleduring the tribulation
  • 00:35:37.124 --> 00:35:40.194
  • who wanna kill themselves
  • 00:35:40.194 --> 00:35:41.562
  • and God will supernaturallykeep 'em from it.
  • 00:35:41.562 --> 00:35:43.030
  • You see, why is that true?
  • 00:35:43.030 --> 00:35:44.665
  • They are so evilthat their punishment
  • 00:35:44.665 --> 00:35:47.568
  • is to live under 1.000year rule of Jesus Christ
  • 00:35:47.568 --> 00:35:50.871
  • and His church.
  • 00:35:50.871 --> 00:35:51.706
  • Think about that.
  • 00:35:51.706 --> 00:35:53.140
  • - Okay, so what you'redeclaring in "Tipping Point"
  • 00:35:53.140 --> 00:35:57.545
  • is that Bible prophesyis to prepare us
  • 00:35:58.646 --> 00:36:03.050
  • to understand the timesthat they're going to get...
  • 00:36:04.452 --> 00:36:08.256
  • Apostasy is going to become,and we're kinda already there
  • 00:36:09.690 --> 00:36:13.327
  • and all that kind of stuff.
  • 00:36:13.327 --> 00:36:14.962
  • But the worst mistake
  • 00:36:14.962 --> 00:36:17.698
  • that maybe some Revelation Bibleteachers have caused people
  • 00:36:17.698 --> 00:36:22.703
  • to not engage in the worlduntil the next big event,
  • 00:36:24.171 --> 00:36:27.808
  • which is the raptureof the church.
  • 00:36:27.808 --> 00:36:29.877
  • So the idea that Bible prophecyis saying half the church
  • 00:36:29.877 --> 00:36:34.815
  • is going to fall away.- That's right.
  • 00:36:35.916 --> 00:36:38.019
  • - And so don't be allconfused about that.
  • 00:36:38.019 --> 00:36:42.723
  • I'm telling you in advance.- That's exactly right.
  • 00:36:42.723 --> 00:36:45.459
  • But Bible prophecyhasn't done a good job.
  • 00:36:45.459 --> 00:36:50.464
  • It needs a branding campaign.- Yes.
  • 00:36:51.532 --> 00:36:53.000
  • - And maybe you're doing that- Yeah.
  • 00:36:53.000 --> 00:36:55.336
  • - That you're telling usto get more aggressive--
  • 00:36:55.336 --> 00:36:58.472
  • - That's right.- To do more, work harder
  • 00:36:58.472 --> 00:37:01.442
  • and that has not historicallybeen the takeaway.
  • 00:37:01.442 --> 00:37:05.446
  • - It's been very selfish.
  • 00:37:05.446 --> 00:37:07.381
  • The end times teaching hasbeen sensational and selfish.
  • 00:37:07.381 --> 00:37:11.619
  • All these thingsare gonna happen,
  • 00:37:11.619 --> 00:37:13.521
  • get all excited and get scared
  • 00:37:13.521 --> 00:37:15.289
  • and you need to get ready,Jesus is coming in a moment.
  • 00:37:15.289 --> 00:37:17.525
  • It's kind of like,"I'm gonna sit here
  • 00:37:17.525 --> 00:37:18.492
  • "and wait for Jesus to come
  • 00:37:18.492 --> 00:37:19.727
  • "and I don't have anyother responsibilities."
  • 00:37:19.727 --> 00:37:22.196
  • - In my teaching, andthe way that I believe,
  • 00:37:22.196 --> 00:37:25.066
  • this may be the last day thatI can win somebody to Christ.
  • 00:37:25.066 --> 00:37:28.969
  • This may be the last day thatI can do something meaningful
  • 00:37:28.969 --> 00:37:32.073
  • on the earth--- Do that right now then.
  • 00:37:32.073 --> 00:37:33.908
  • - Yeah, I'm just saying,God made you for a purpose.
  • 00:37:33.908 --> 00:37:36.877
  • And that purpose isnot simply to exist.
  • 00:37:36.877 --> 00:37:39.246
  • It is certainly not to sitaround, worrying about yourself.
  • 00:37:39.246 --> 00:37:42.583
  • The most miserable life on earth
  • 00:37:42.583 --> 00:37:44.385
  • is just a self-focused life.
  • 00:37:44.385 --> 00:37:46.420
  • God made you to glorify himand to expand His kingdom.
  • 00:37:46.420 --> 00:37:50.524
  • I'm talking about asa stay at home mom,
  • 00:37:50.524 --> 00:37:52.827
  • as a first responder,as a nurse, as a lawyer,
  • 00:37:52.827 --> 00:37:56.330
  • whoever you are andwherever you are,
  • 00:37:56.330 --> 00:37:58.699
  • you're not just a lawyer,you're a Christian lawyer.
  • 00:37:58.699 --> 00:38:00.701
  • You're a believer and everybeliever is in the ministry.
  • 00:38:00.701 --> 00:38:04.138
  • Every believer is infull time ministry.
  • 00:38:04.138 --> 00:38:06.741
  • And that doesn't mean youpreach it to everybody
  • 00:38:06.741 --> 00:38:08.476
  • and that doesn't mean youthump the Bible at everybody.
  • 00:38:08.476 --> 00:38:10.344
  • It means you arethere for the purpose
  • 00:38:10.344 --> 00:38:12.646
  • of representing Jesus Christ.
  • 00:38:12.646 --> 00:38:14.615
  • As a young salesman,working for my uncle,
  • 00:38:14.615 --> 00:38:17.518
  • about 20 years old, didn'tknow much of the Bible,
  • 00:38:17.518 --> 00:38:19.620
  • I led a person that I workedwith to Christ as a 20 year old
  • 00:38:19.620 --> 00:38:24.158
  • who just got saved.
  • 00:38:24.158 --> 00:38:25.192
  • All of my life, my beliefhas been, wherever I am,
  • 00:38:26.627 --> 00:38:29.063
  • I'm a Christian first.
  • 00:38:29.063 --> 00:38:30.564
  • Wherever I am, Irepresent Christ first.
  • 00:38:30.564 --> 00:38:33.200
  • And I believe thatthe end is coming.
  • 00:38:33.200 --> 00:38:34.735
  • I believe that therapture is coming soon.
  • 00:38:34.735 --> 00:38:36.771
  • And my mentality isthis may be my last day.
  • 00:38:36.771 --> 00:38:39.573
  • And I'm saying that to you.
  • 00:38:39.573 --> 00:38:41.041
  • Serve Jesus, focus on Jesus,
  • 00:38:41.041 --> 00:38:44.378
  • but remember, there aremany people in the world
  • 00:38:44.378 --> 00:38:46.781
  • who don't know Jesus.
  • 00:38:46.781 --> 00:38:47.782
  • They need to hear about Him.
  • 00:38:47.782 --> 00:38:50.084
  • And if they don't,
  • 00:38:50.084 --> 00:38:51.619
  • they're gonna go through theworst seven years on earth.
  • 00:38:51.619 --> 00:38:53.954
  • Your friends, yourfamily, your neighbors,
  • 00:38:53.954 --> 00:38:56.223
  • anyone that you love, you donot want them going through
  • 00:38:56.223 --> 00:38:59.093
  • that horrific seven years.
  • 00:38:59.093 --> 00:39:01.061
  • And the answer is tolive your life for Jesus,
  • 00:39:01.061 --> 00:39:03.898
  • to be a good example of Him
  • 00:39:03.898 --> 00:39:05.599
  • and to share yourfaith with others.
  • 00:39:05.599 --> 00:39:07.635
  • - If they don't knowhow to accept Jesus,
  • 00:39:07.635 --> 00:39:09.937
  • lead 'em in a prayer.
  • 00:39:09.937 --> 00:39:11.605
  • Let's get the work done.
  • 00:39:11.605 --> 00:39:12.907
  • - Absolutely.- This could be the last day.
  • 00:39:12.907 --> 00:39:14.375
  • - Just pray afterme, say, Lord Jesus,
  • 00:39:14.375 --> 00:39:16.377
  • I open my heart to you.
  • 00:39:17.611 --> 00:39:18.913
  • And I invite you to come in
  • 00:39:20.314 --> 00:39:21.682
  • to be my Lord and savior.
  • 00:39:23.517 --> 00:39:24.919
  • Forgive me of my sins.
  • 00:39:25.986 --> 00:39:27.521
  • Give me the giftof eternal life.
  • 00:39:28.923 --> 00:39:30.724
  • Fill me with your Holy Spirit
  • 00:39:32.426 --> 00:39:34.962
  • and give me the power tochange and to live for you
  • 00:39:34.962 --> 00:39:39.967
  • in Jesus name.
  • 00:39:41.168 --> 00:39:42.903
  • Amen.
  • 00:39:42.903 --> 00:39:44.305
  • If you prayed thatprayer, you're a Christian
  • 00:39:44.305 --> 00:39:45.773
  • and Jesus is now in your heart
  • 00:39:45.773 --> 00:39:47.842
  • and He wants to have apersonal relationship with you.
  • 00:39:47.842 --> 00:39:50.077
  • Christianity isn't a religion.
  • 00:39:50.077 --> 00:39:51.846
  • It's a personalrelationship with Jesus.
  • 00:39:51.846 --> 00:39:54.248
  • Start reading theBible, start praying,
  • 00:39:54.248 --> 00:39:55.916
  • and listen for God'svoice and follow Him.
  • 00:39:55.916 --> 00:39:58.285
  • - Speed round.
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  • Are we living in the times?
  • 00:40:00.988 --> 00:40:02.990
  • - Absolutely.
  • 00:40:02.990 --> 00:40:04.425
  • In Joel 3, God says, "Inthose days, and at that time,
  • 00:40:04.425 --> 00:40:07.962
  • "when I regather the captivesof Judah and Jerusalem,
  • 00:40:07.962 --> 00:40:11.232
  • "I will enter intojudgment with the nations
  • 00:40:11.232 --> 00:40:13.334
  • "in the Valley of Jehosaphat
  • 00:40:13.334 --> 00:40:15.269
  • "for how they've treated mypeople, my heritage Israel,
  • 00:40:15.269 --> 00:40:19.106
  • "whom they've scatteredamong the nations
  • 00:40:19.106 --> 00:40:20.875
  • "and they'vedivided up my land."
  • 00:40:20.875 --> 00:40:22.776
  • Okay, well, God brought Judahin Jerusalem back in 1948.
  • 00:40:22.776 --> 00:40:27.047
  • That's how we know theprophetic clock started.
  • 00:40:27.047 --> 00:40:29.250
  • Remember, in those days, andat that same season of time,
  • 00:40:29.250 --> 00:40:33.454
  • when you see Israel comeback, in that same season,
  • 00:40:33.454 --> 00:40:36.857
  • I'm gonna enter intojudgment with the nations,
  • 00:40:36.857 --> 00:40:39.159
  • about how they've treatedmy heritage Israel.
  • 00:40:39.159 --> 00:40:41.595
  • They've scattered themamong the nations,
  • 00:40:41.595 --> 00:40:42.997
  • check that box, andthey've divided up my land.
  • 00:40:42.997 --> 00:40:46.066
  • In 2005, the United States
  • 00:40:46.066 --> 00:40:47.635
  • and the United Nations forcedIsrael out of the Gaza Strip,
  • 00:40:47.635 --> 00:40:51.472
  • very lucrative economic area
  • 00:40:51.472 --> 00:40:54.108
  • of not only the Mediterraneanthere, but also farming.
  • 00:40:54.108 --> 00:40:57.678
  • And so we forced 'emout, seven days later,
  • 00:40:57.678 --> 00:41:00.381
  • Hurricane Katrina hit theGulf Coast of America.
  • 00:41:02.483 --> 00:41:05.553
  • And Jewish rabbis said,
  • 00:41:05.553 --> 00:41:07.922
  • this is God'sretribution on America
  • 00:41:07.922 --> 00:41:10.057
  • dividing up the land of Israel.
  • 00:41:10.057 --> 00:41:11.892
  • And so even the currentpeace plan being offered,
  • 00:41:11.892 --> 00:41:13.861
  • divides up an areaof East Jerusalem andalso the West Bank.
  • 00:41:13.861 --> 00:41:17.331
  • And so the United Nationsand the United States
  • 00:41:17.331 --> 00:41:20.601
  • have forced Israel togive up the West Bank,
  • 00:41:20.601 --> 00:41:23.637
  • to give up Gaza, nowwe're trying to force them
  • 00:41:23.637 --> 00:41:25.706
  • to give up East Jerusalem,part of East Jerusalem in that.
  • 00:41:25.706 --> 00:41:28.442
  • So everything that is saidthere in Joel 3 is coming true.
  • 00:41:28.442 --> 00:41:31.478
  • But God says this, "I'mgonna come into judgment
  • 00:41:31.478 --> 00:41:34.281
  • "with the nations of the world
  • 00:41:34.281 --> 00:41:35.883
  • "because you've scatteredmy people around the world."
  • 00:41:35.883 --> 00:41:38.218
  • Antisemitism isrising during COVID-19
  • 00:41:38.218 --> 00:41:40.988
  • because many people areblaming COVID-19 on the Jews.
  • 00:41:40.988 --> 00:41:43.991
  • Okay, as amazing as that seems,
  • 00:41:43.991 --> 00:41:45.859
  • the Jews are havingto move out of Europe,
  • 00:41:45.859 --> 00:41:47.595
  • there's increased persecution
  • 00:41:47.595 --> 00:41:48.929
  • on universitycampuses in America.
  • 00:41:48.929 --> 00:41:51.298
  • And so this has been the safestplace for Jews in the world,
  • 00:41:51.298 --> 00:41:54.301
  • but now many of them areimmigrating back to Israel
  • 00:41:54.301 --> 00:41:56.270
  • 'cause that's the only safeplace that they can find
  • 00:41:56.270 --> 00:41:58.038
  • not as though is that safe.
  • 00:41:58.038 --> 00:41:59.573
  • So the world hasmistreated Israel.
  • 00:41:59.573 --> 00:42:02.576
  • We're making them divideup their land and God says,
  • 00:42:02.576 --> 00:42:05.245
  • "I'm coming to theValley of Jehoshaphat."
  • 00:42:05.245 --> 00:42:06.780
  • By the way, the word Jehoshaphatmeans Jehovah is judge.
  • 00:42:06.780 --> 00:42:09.917
  • The Valley between the Mountof Olives and the temple mount
  • 00:42:09.917 --> 00:42:12.886
  • is the Valley of Jehoshaphat.
  • 00:42:12.886 --> 00:42:14.755
  • And Jesus is gonna return,
  • 00:42:14.755 --> 00:42:16.156
  • His feet will touchthe Mount of Olives,
  • 00:42:16.156 --> 00:42:18.058
  • the whole world will havecome against Jerusalem.
  • 00:42:18.058 --> 00:42:20.894
  • Zachariah 12 is where Godsays, "I'm gonna make Jerusalem
  • 00:42:20.894 --> 00:42:23.464
  • "a very heavy stone that allthe nations of the earth,
  • 00:42:23.464 --> 00:42:26.333
  • "anyone who tries tomove it will be hurt,
  • 00:42:26.333 --> 00:42:28.002
  • "even though all the nationshave come against it."
  • 00:42:28.002 --> 00:42:30.804
  • Armageddon is all the worldcoming against Jerusalem.
  • 00:42:30.804 --> 00:42:33.440
  • You say, "Why in the wholeworld come against Jerusalem?"
  • 00:42:33.440 --> 00:42:36.110
  • Because Benjamin Netanyahuand the Israeli government
  • 00:42:36.110 --> 00:42:39.480
  • have said, "Jerusalemis the eternal,
  • 00:42:39.480 --> 00:42:41.849
  • "indivisible capital of Israel
  • 00:42:41.849 --> 00:42:43.884
  • "and we will notgive it to anybody."
  • 00:42:43.884 --> 00:42:46.353
  • And the world...
  • 00:42:46.353 --> 00:42:47.855
  • And that is the statementthat will cause Armageddon.
  • 00:42:47.855 --> 00:42:49.790
  • If it were not forthe United States,
  • 00:42:50.991 --> 00:42:52.426
  • the United Nations would alreadyhave come against Israel.
  • 00:42:52.426 --> 00:42:55.462
  • The United Nationshuman rights group,
  • 00:42:55.462 --> 00:42:58.165
  • they have criticizedIsrael three times more
  • 00:42:58.165 --> 00:43:00.734
  • than any other country.
  • 00:43:00.734 --> 00:43:02.036
  • And of 97 resolutionsthat were passed,
  • 00:43:02.036 --> 00:43:04.505
  • like I believe it was 2015 to2018, 97 resolutions passed
  • 00:43:04.505 --> 00:43:09.309
  • by the UN General Assembly,83 were against Israel.
  • 00:43:09.309 --> 00:43:12.680
  • You could rename the UnitedNations, The Hate Israel Club.
  • 00:43:12.680 --> 00:43:16.216
  • They absolutely hate Israel.
  • 00:43:16.216 --> 00:43:17.985
  • - That's why Christiansin general should care
  • 00:43:17.985 --> 00:43:20.988
  • about what America doesin relationship to Israel.
  • 00:43:20.988 --> 00:43:25.993
  • - Absolutely.- Okay.
  • 00:43:26.827 --> 00:43:28.328
  • How should believers respondto increasing immorality?
  • 00:43:28.328 --> 00:43:31.899
  • - It's not just theincreasing immorality, Matt.
  • 00:43:33.233 --> 00:43:34.935
  • It is the lowering ofabsolute standards, okay?
  • 00:43:34.935 --> 00:43:38.806
  • Where you say, isadultery wrong?
  • 00:43:38.806 --> 00:43:40.374
  • No, not really.
  • 00:43:40.374 --> 00:43:42.142
  • I think that you can justbe with whoever you want to
  • 00:43:42.142 --> 00:43:44.611
  • and have sex withwho you want to.
  • 00:43:44.611 --> 00:43:46.346
  • Is homosexuality wrong?
  • 00:43:46.346 --> 00:43:47.648
  • Is this wrong?Is this wrong?
  • 00:43:47.648 --> 00:43:49.683
  • Well, the Bible has anabsolute moral standard, okay?
  • 00:43:49.683 --> 00:43:52.619
  • And by the way, in Genesis3, when Adam and Eve fell,
  • 00:43:52.619 --> 00:43:56.557
  • the first thing thatSatan went after
  • 00:43:56.557 --> 00:43:57.491
  • was your sexuality, okay?
  • 00:43:57.491 --> 00:43:59.960
  • So God shows up afterAdam and Eve fell
  • 00:43:59.960 --> 00:44:02.162
  • and He said, "Adam, whatis this that you've done?"
  • 00:44:02.162 --> 00:44:04.431
  • And Adam said, "I'mashamed because I'm naked.
  • 00:44:04.431 --> 00:44:06.500
  • "I'm afraid because I'm naked."
  • 00:44:06.500 --> 00:44:08.168
  • And God said, "Whotold you you're naked?"
  • 00:44:08.168 --> 00:44:10.437
  • Well, God doesn't askquestions to get answers.
  • 00:44:10.437 --> 00:44:12.706
  • - Right.
  • 00:44:12.706 --> 00:44:13.941
  • - Okay, so here'swhat God was saying,
  • 00:44:13.941 --> 00:44:15.175
  • "Don't you realizewhen you sin, Adam,
  • 00:44:15.175 --> 00:44:17.111
  • "that you exposeyourself to the devil
  • 00:44:17.111 --> 00:44:19.747
  • "and he used thatopening to whisper a lie
  • 00:44:19.747 --> 00:44:22.082
  • "that you weresexually defective?"
  • 00:44:22.082 --> 00:44:24.318
  • Whoever owns yoursex, controls you.
  • 00:44:24.318 --> 00:44:26.186
  • Whoever controlsyour sex controls you
  • 00:44:26.186 --> 00:44:28.355
  • and your entire future.
  • 00:44:28.355 --> 00:44:29.957
  • And that's why Satan hasbeen after our sexuality
  • 00:44:29.957 --> 00:44:32.159
  • from the very beginning.
  • 00:44:32.159 --> 00:44:33.227
  • And when I hear people say,
  • 00:44:33.227 --> 00:44:34.628
  • "I think I'm a mantrapped in a woman's body,
  • 00:44:34.628 --> 00:44:36.063
  • "a woman trappedin a man's body,"
  • 00:44:36.063 --> 00:44:37.231
  • I believe 'em.
  • 00:44:37.231 --> 00:44:38.699
  • I believe that Satan wantsto deceive us sexually
  • 00:44:38.699 --> 00:44:41.502
  • so he can destroy our lives.
  • 00:44:41.502 --> 00:44:43.270
  • Sex is the covenant sealand sign of marriage.
  • 00:44:43.270 --> 00:44:47.574
  • Every covenant hasa seal and a sign.
  • 00:44:47.574 --> 00:44:50.711
  • Okay, the seal seals the deal.
  • 00:44:50.711 --> 00:44:52.212
  • You consummate yourmarriage by having sex.
  • 00:44:52.212 --> 00:44:55.015
  • But a covenant sign isa sign of good faith.
  • 00:44:55.015 --> 00:44:57.651
  • The covenant seal of the newcovenant is water baptism.
  • 00:44:57.651 --> 00:45:00.587
  • You seal the deal, but thecovenant sign is communion.
  • 00:45:00.587 --> 00:45:03.657
  • Every time you takecommunion, you're saying,
  • 00:45:03.657 --> 00:45:06.426
  • "God, I remember.
  • 00:45:06.426 --> 00:45:07.628
  • "I remember thecommitment we made."
  • 00:45:07.628 --> 00:45:09.163
  • Every time you havesex, you're saying,
  • 00:45:09.163 --> 00:45:10.664
  • "I remember thecommitment I made to you,
  • 00:45:10.664 --> 00:45:12.299
  • "to love and to cherish youfor the rest of our lives."
  • 00:45:12.299 --> 00:45:14.735
  • It's sacred.
  • 00:45:14.735 --> 00:45:16.236
  • Sex is the most special andsacred part of marriage, okay?
  • 00:45:16.236 --> 00:45:19.239
  • But in 1 Corinthians 6,the Apostle Paul says,
  • 00:45:19.239 --> 00:45:22.109
  • "Don't you realize when youhave sex with someone else,
  • 00:45:22.109 --> 00:45:24.378
  • "you become one with them?
  • 00:45:24.378 --> 00:45:26.246
  • "Don't you realize thatwhen you go have sex
  • 00:45:26.246 --> 00:45:27.881
  • "with a prostitute, youbecome one with her?"
  • 00:45:27.881 --> 00:45:30.450
  • And he says, "Everysin that a man commits
  • 00:45:30.450 --> 00:45:34.988
  • "is outside hisbody, except sex.
  • 00:45:34.988 --> 00:45:37.424
  • "When you have sexwith someone else,
  • 00:45:37.424 --> 00:45:39.326
  • "you commit a sinagainst your own body."
  • 00:45:39.326 --> 00:45:41.228
  • And you say, "Wait,wait a minute.
  • 00:45:41.228 --> 00:45:42.162
  • "Why would that be true?"
  • 00:45:42.162 --> 00:45:43.063
  • Let me explain.
  • 00:45:43.063 --> 00:45:44.498
  • And there was a pastor that used
  • 00:45:44.498 --> 00:45:46.834
  • an illustration in this message.
  • 00:45:46.834 --> 00:45:48.936
  • And he used carpetand duct tape.
  • 00:45:48.936 --> 00:45:51.371
  • And he took a piece of carpetand he put duct tape on it
  • 00:45:51.371 --> 00:45:54.842
  • and they strippedthe tape off it
  • 00:45:54.842 --> 00:45:56.076
  • and it has some carpeton it, obviously, okay?
  • 00:45:56.076 --> 00:45:58.378
  • And then he put tapeback again on the carpet
  • 00:45:58.378 --> 00:46:00.514
  • and pulled it out, andeven more carpet came out.
  • 00:46:00.514 --> 00:46:02.683
  • And he did it again
  • 00:46:02.683 --> 00:46:03.917
  • and finally the tapewouldn't stick, okay?
  • 00:46:03.917 --> 00:46:05.953
  • And so here's what he said.
  • 00:46:05.953 --> 00:46:07.454
  • Every time you have sex witha person, when you finish,
  • 00:46:07.454 --> 00:46:10.023
  • a part of that person is in you.
  • 00:46:10.023 --> 00:46:12.259
  • And you make a one night stand,you go hire a prostitute,
  • 00:46:12.259 --> 00:46:15.195
  • you have sex with thisperson or this person,
  • 00:46:15.195 --> 00:46:17.531
  • you have done so many times,
  • 00:46:17.531 --> 00:46:19.366
  • you're incapablethen of intimacy.
  • 00:46:19.366 --> 00:46:21.468
  • You're incapable ofbonding with someone else.
  • 00:46:21.468 --> 00:46:23.904
  • And that's why many peopleyou need to break soul ties.
  • 00:46:23.904 --> 00:46:27.040
  • And a soul tie is a sexual.
  • 00:46:27.040 --> 00:46:29.276
  • We are not animals.
  • 00:46:29.276 --> 00:46:30.811
  • Our sexuality isconnected to our spirits.
  • 00:46:30.811 --> 00:46:33.747
  • When we have sex, it isa spiritual experience.
  • 00:46:33.747 --> 00:46:36.850
  • And what the devil has doneis he's turned human sexuality
  • 00:46:36.850 --> 00:46:40.187
  • into an animal act andcompletely stripped it
  • 00:46:40.187 --> 00:46:43.023
  • of all of itsspiritual significance.
  • 00:46:43.023 --> 00:46:44.524
  • It is the covenant seal andsign of marriage, it is sacred,
  • 00:46:44.524 --> 00:46:48.495
  • it is special and is somethingthat when I sin sexually...
  • 00:46:48.495 --> 00:46:52.666
  • God's a forgiving God.
  • 00:46:52.666 --> 00:46:54.501
  • All of us missed the mark.
  • 00:46:54.501 --> 00:46:55.836
  • God is a forgiving God.
  • 00:46:55.836 --> 00:46:57.304
  • But the point isin America today,
  • 00:46:57.304 --> 00:46:59.172
  • we've just thrown out the rules.
  • 00:46:59.172 --> 00:47:00.607
  • It's just like, I canlive any way I want to
  • 00:47:00.607 --> 00:47:02.142
  • and look at what is happening.
  • 00:47:02.142 --> 00:47:04.011
  • Look at the destructionof the nuclear family.
  • 00:47:04.011 --> 00:47:06.246
  • Look at the way that childrenare being devastated by this.
  • 00:47:06.246 --> 00:47:09.349
  • And so I'm saying to everyperson, God's plan for your life
  • 00:47:09.349 --> 00:47:13.487
  • is so special and yoursexuality is so special.
  • 00:47:13.487 --> 00:47:16.523
  • Don't you lower your standardsbecause the world around you
  • 00:47:16.523 --> 00:47:19.259
  • have lowered their standards.
  • 00:47:19.259 --> 00:47:20.494
  • We are people of Godand God has called us
  • 00:47:20.494 --> 00:47:22.529
  • to a higher purpose.
  • 00:47:22.529 --> 00:47:23.463
  • And again, we're not perfect.
  • 00:47:23.463 --> 00:47:24.631
  • And God is a verygracious, forgiving God.
  • 00:47:24.631 --> 00:47:26.633
  • But the Bible defines sexuality.
  • 00:47:26.633 --> 00:47:29.036
  • Playboy Magazine doesn'tdefine sexuality.
  • 00:47:29.036 --> 00:47:31.204
  • Pornography doesn'tdefine sexuality.
  • 00:47:31.204 --> 00:47:33.240
  • The world doesn'tdefine sexuality.
  • 00:47:33.240 --> 00:47:35.008
  • It belongs to God.
  • 00:47:35.008 --> 00:47:36.777
  • Our sexuality, and by theway, in 1 Corinthians 6,
  • 00:47:36.777 --> 00:47:39.413
  • Paul says, "You havebeen bought with a price.
  • 00:47:40.781 --> 00:47:43.383
  • "Therefore, glorifyGod in your body."
  • 00:47:43.383 --> 00:47:46.219
  • My sexuality belongs to God.
  • 00:47:46.219 --> 00:47:48.488
  • And Christians living in thisworld need to be reminded,
  • 00:47:48.488 --> 00:47:50.924
  • we will be accountable to Jesus.
  • 00:47:50.924 --> 00:47:52.726
  • And He owns everysingle thing we have
  • 00:47:52.726 --> 00:47:54.828
  • and we're accountable to Him.
  • 00:47:54.828 --> 00:47:56.163
  • - Due to time, this hasgotta be a yes or no.
  • 00:47:56.163 --> 00:47:58.565
  • - Impossible.
  • 00:47:59.533 --> 00:48:00.467
  • (laughing)
  • 00:48:00.467 --> 00:48:01.401
  • - Okay, just a yes or no.
  • 00:48:01.401 --> 00:48:02.803
  • Will Christians gothrough the tribulation?
  • 00:48:02.803 --> 00:48:05.405
  • - Absolutely not.
  • 00:48:05.405 --> 00:48:06.373
  • - Okay.
  • 00:48:06.373 --> 00:48:07.841
  • This book, "Tipping Point"on the back of the book here,
  • 00:48:07.841 --> 00:48:12.312
  • it says, "Are COVID-19and other world events
  • 00:48:12.312 --> 00:48:16.450
  • "announcing the imminentreturn of Jesus?"
  • 00:48:16.450 --> 00:48:20.320
  • Why I ask that question,
  • 00:48:20.320 --> 00:48:21.888
  • I want you to kind of landthe plane here with that
  • 00:48:21.888 --> 00:48:25.826
  • is because COVID-19 is context.
  • 00:48:25.826 --> 00:48:29.663
  • This book was written, it'sright on the back there.
  • 00:48:29.663 --> 00:48:33.600
  • COVID-19, everyonewants to realize
  • 00:48:33.600 --> 00:48:36.269
  • that you're making thesestatements inside of the context
  • 00:48:36.269 --> 00:48:40.007
  • of the world they're living in,
  • 00:48:40.007 --> 00:48:41.641
  • with the loss ofjobs, with the...
  • 00:48:41.641 --> 00:48:43.777
  • I think we're gonna end up
  • 00:48:45.278 --> 00:48:47.214
  • with this term latercalled 2020-ed.
  • 00:48:47.214 --> 00:48:51.651
  • You are 2020-ed.
  • 00:48:51.651 --> 00:48:53.420
  • (laughing)
  • 00:48:53.420 --> 00:48:54.254
  • Sorry about the 2020.
  • 00:48:54.254 --> 00:48:57.491
  • Somebody keys your car,your car got 2020-ed.
  • 00:48:57.491 --> 00:49:01.161
  • So basically,you're writing this,
  • 00:49:01.161 --> 00:49:05.399
  • distributing this bookand making your context
  • 00:49:05.399 --> 00:49:08.935
  • inside of COVID-19,which was an RNA virus
  • 00:49:08.935 --> 00:49:12.539
  • that changed the world, okay?
  • 00:49:12.539 --> 00:49:14.574
  • So the question on theback of your book is,
  • 00:49:14.574 --> 00:49:19.546
  • "Are COVID-19 andother world events,
  • 00:49:20.747 --> 00:49:22.716
  • "including murder hornets,
  • 00:49:22.716 --> 00:49:25.085
  • "announcing the imminentreturn of Jesus?"
  • 00:49:25.085 --> 00:49:27.387
  • - Yes.
  • 00:49:27.387 --> 00:49:28.622
  • Imminency is one of themost important parts
  • 00:49:28.622 --> 00:49:30.090
  • of Jesus' return.
  • 00:49:30.090 --> 00:49:31.591
  • Imminency means everythingis going on kind of normal.
  • 00:49:31.591 --> 00:49:35.629
  • The signs of thetimes are coming true,
  • 00:49:35.629 --> 00:49:37.164
  • but He could come at any moment.
  • 00:49:37.164 --> 00:49:38.665
  • At the end of the tribulation,
  • 00:49:38.665 --> 00:49:40.233
  • when the abomination ordesolation takes place
  • 00:49:40.233 --> 00:49:43.070
  • in the middle ofthe tribulation,
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  • just counted off,you have 42 months.
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  • There's no imminencyto that whatsoever.
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  • When the rapturehappens at the beginning
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  • of the tribulation,we don't know.
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  • He could come today, Hecome a year from now,
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  • 10 years from now,but it's imminent.
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  • The signs of the timesare just simply saying,
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  • "He's on His way."
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  • If you're driving to Denverand you see a sign that says,
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  • "Denver 300 miles," it tellsyou you're on the right road.
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  • You expect if you'vedriven a little bit longer,
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  • it's gonna say, "Denver 200miles," "Denver 100 miles."
  • 00:50:06.860 --> 00:50:09.796
  • And it's just tellingyou, you're getting close.
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  • The signs of the times aretelling us the Bible is true.
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  • It is mathematically impossiblethat the Bible could predict
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  • this many futureevents by chance.
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  • The Bible is absolutelya true book, okay?
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  • And it's telling us,"Jesus return 300 miles,"
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  • "Jesus return 200 miles,""Jesus return 100 miles."
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  • Am I saying that so everybodycan go back to sleep,
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  • Jesus is coming?
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  • No, I'm saying that becausewe have very few hours left
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  • to do God's work and weneed to be in the vineyard.
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  • We need to be in theharvest and we need
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  • to be doing everythingwe can to glorify God
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  • in bringing in the harvestbefore Jesus returns.
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  • - How many times havewe said this year,
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  • "Jesus come quickly.
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  • "Lord, come quickly."
  • 00:50:52.839 --> 00:50:54.141
  • And this lady said...
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  • She said, "Every day thatJesus doesn't come back,
  • 00:50:57.410 --> 00:51:00.280
  • "that God doesn't allow Jesusto come back is only His mercy
  • 00:51:00.280 --> 00:51:04.951
  • "and His grace upon the earth."
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  • - That's exactly right.- To give you
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  • just a little more time.- That's right
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  • - To get more people saved.
  • 00:51:09.656 --> 00:51:11.391
  • - So your book is encouragingus to get after it.
  • 00:51:11.391 --> 00:51:15.262
  • - You bet.- Not get underground,
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  • but to be one of the servantsthat invested the talent
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  • and have a return to show.
  • 00:51:21.902 --> 00:51:24.771
  • - People that are waitingexpectantly for Jesus
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  • are people who know Jesus,people who are serving Jesus,
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  • and people who are reachingout to people in need.
  • 00:51:30.810 --> 00:51:33.847
  • And other people,they may be raptured,
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  • but if you don't knowJesus, you're not going.
  • 00:51:36.216 --> 00:51:38.285
  • If you're not servingJesus, you may go,
  • 00:51:38.285 --> 00:51:40.053
  • but you're just not gonna havethe same reward as others.
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  • If you're not loving people,that should be a sign to you
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  • that you don't knowJesus very well.
  • 00:51:45.759 --> 00:51:47.561
  • And so Jesus is coming.
  • 00:51:47.561 --> 00:51:49.462
  • We need to be knowing Jesus,
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  • serving Jesus,and loving people.
  • 00:51:51.331 --> 00:51:53.066
  • - So you did good job.
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  • (laughing)
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  • You didn't make me wanna run out
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  • and buy a bucket fullof grain or beans
  • 00:52:00.941 --> 00:52:03.810
  • or something like that.
  • 00:52:03.810 --> 00:52:05.045
  • It is just it nevermade any sense.
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  • So thank you.
  • 00:52:09.950 --> 00:52:11.218
  • We're supposed to haveour aggressive stance
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  • to get more done andthat Bible prophecy
  • 00:52:17.157 --> 00:52:20.660
  • is just supposed to be tracking
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  • so that you're notsuper confused.
  • 00:52:22.896 --> 00:52:25.832
  • When church membersfall away into apostasy,
  • 00:52:25.832 --> 00:52:29.736
  • it was prophesied.
  • 00:52:29.736 --> 00:52:31.571
  • Statistically, itwas even prophesied.
  • 00:52:31.571 --> 00:52:33.039
  • - Absolutely, and Paulsaid, "Comfort each other,
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  • talking about the..."
  • 00:52:35.375 --> 00:52:36.876
  • See, every chapter in thebook of 1 Thessalonians
  • 00:52:36.876 --> 00:52:38.712
  • predicts the return of Jesus.
  • 00:52:38.712 --> 00:52:40.747
  • And Paul said, "Comfort eachother with these words."
  • 00:52:40.747 --> 00:52:43.917
  • Well, you can't comfortme with the knowledge
  • 00:52:43.917 --> 00:52:45.518
  • I'm gonna go throughthe tribulation.
  • 00:52:45.518 --> 00:52:47.554
  • And Christians say,
  • 00:52:47.554 --> 00:52:48.922
  • "Well, God's gonnasupernaturally protect us."
  • 00:52:48.922 --> 00:52:49.856
  • No, He's not.
  • 00:52:49.856 --> 00:52:51.124
  • Revelation 20 talksabout all the people
  • 00:52:51.124 --> 00:52:52.392
  • who are beheaded fortheir witness to Jesus
  • 00:52:52.392 --> 00:52:54.060
  • and they wouldn't take the mark.
  • 00:52:54.060 --> 00:52:55.562
  • Revelation 13 says that theantichrist is given authority
  • 00:52:55.562 --> 00:52:58.298
  • over the saintsto overcome them.
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  • We're not protected.
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  • Christians duringthe tribulation,
  • 00:53:01.701 --> 00:53:03.236
  • and there'll be manyChristians that get saved
  • 00:53:03.236 --> 00:53:04.771
  • during the tribulation,they're not protected.
  • 00:53:04.771 --> 00:53:06.273
  • There's gonna be mass martyrdom.
  • 00:53:06.273 --> 00:53:08.275
  • We're protected.
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  • Comfort each otherwith these words.
  • 00:53:10.510 --> 00:53:12.012
  • Not that there won't bedifficulty or persecution
  • 00:53:12.012 --> 00:53:14.014
  • before Jesus returns,but it's nothing compared
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  • to the latter.
  • 00:53:16.483 --> 00:53:17.984
  • And so we thank God thatwe have a God so wonderful
  • 00:53:17.984 --> 00:53:22.188
  • that He told us thefuture in advance.
  • 00:53:22.188 --> 00:53:23.923
  • - Yes, and Jesus said,"Don't worry about tomorrow."
  • 00:53:23.923 --> 00:53:26.793
  • - That's right.- What you're gonna eat,
  • 00:53:26.793 --> 00:53:28.061
  • what you're gonna drink,what you're gonna wear.
  • 00:53:28.061 --> 00:53:30.030
  • - [Jimmy] That's right.
  • 00:53:30.030 --> 00:53:31.231
  • - So we should expand TBN.
  • 00:53:31.231 --> 00:53:33.566
  • We should buy moretelevision stations.
  • 00:53:33.566 --> 00:53:35.602
  • We should do...
  • 00:53:35.602 --> 00:53:37.037
  • - Plan like--
  • 00:53:37.037 --> 00:53:38.238
  • - Somebody else will.- Come on with it.
  • 00:53:38.238 --> 00:53:39.806
  • - Well, live like Jesus,
  • 00:53:39.806 --> 00:53:41.841
  • plan like Jesus isn'tcoming back for 100 years.
  • 00:53:41.841 --> 00:53:45.078
  • Get a job, get an education,get married, have babies,
  • 00:53:45.078 --> 00:53:48.748
  • have a career, plan your future.
  • 00:53:48.748 --> 00:53:51.751
  • And that glorifies God.
  • 00:53:51.751 --> 00:53:54.120
  • He doesn't want us...
  • 00:53:54.120 --> 00:53:55.622
  • When He comes back for us,just be sitting around.
  • 00:53:55.622 --> 00:53:58.191
  • But be prepared for the factthat He might come today
  • 00:53:58.191 --> 00:54:01.194
  • 'cause he might.
  • 00:54:01.194 --> 00:54:02.429
  • People ask me all thetime, and in that book,
  • 00:54:02.429 --> 00:54:04.264
  • I say, the end is here.
  • 00:54:04.264 --> 00:54:05.665
  • I'm not saying Iknow the exact date
  • 00:54:05.665 --> 00:54:07.667
  • and I'm not sayingHe's coming this year
  • 00:54:07.667 --> 00:54:09.002
  • or next year, or whatever.
  • 00:54:09.002 --> 00:54:10.503
  • All I'm saying is, is based onthe prophecies in the Bible.
  • 00:54:10.503 --> 00:54:14.541
  • I don't believe we're livingjust in the end times.
  • 00:54:14.541 --> 00:54:17.377
  • I believe we're living atthe end of the end times.
  • 00:54:17.377 --> 00:54:19.346
  • I believe we're in the times
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  • of the imminent returnof Jesus Christ.
  • 00:54:21.481 --> 00:54:23.983
  • - You have to dothe yes or no thing.
  • 00:54:23.983 --> 00:54:25.685
  • (laughing)
  • 00:54:25.685 --> 00:54:26.920
  • Revelation is good news.
  • 00:54:26.920 --> 00:54:30.223
  • - Yes.
  • 00:54:30.223 --> 00:54:31.591
  • Wait, wait, wait,for Christians.
  • 00:54:31.591 --> 00:54:33.159
  • - Yeah.- And revelation as taught
  • 00:54:33.159 --> 00:54:35.628
  • by Jimmy Evans in thisbook is a inspiring book.
  • 00:54:35.628 --> 00:54:39.632
  • - The number one comment,if you'll go on Amazon
  • 00:54:39.632 --> 00:54:42.435
  • and you'll look at allthe comments in Amazon,
  • 00:54:42.435 --> 00:54:44.738
  • when people get throughreading my book,
  • 00:54:44.738 --> 00:54:46.840
  • they're so excited about Jesus,
  • 00:54:46.840 --> 00:54:48.341
  • they're so excitedabout living for God.
  • 00:54:48.341 --> 00:54:50.377
  • It's comforting, it's exciting,it renews your faith in God.
  • 00:54:50.377 --> 00:54:54.514
  • And as I said, at thebeginning of the program,
  • 00:54:54.514 --> 00:54:56.449
  • the takeaway from thisbook is you'll be able
  • 00:54:56.449 --> 00:54:59.052
  • to understand the timesthat we're living in
  • 00:54:59.052 --> 00:55:00.987
  • and you'll understand thatJesus is coming for us
  • 00:55:00.987 --> 00:55:03.923
  • and we're not gonna gothrough that horrific period
  • 00:55:03.923 --> 00:55:05.759
  • of time called the tribulation.
  • 00:55:05.759 --> 00:55:07.093
  • - I love it.
  • 00:55:07.093 --> 00:55:08.328
  • Know Him, serveHim, love others.
  • 00:55:08.328 --> 00:55:10.063
  • - That's right.- Every soul matters.
  • 00:55:10.063 --> 00:55:12.766
  • - We'll see you nexttime, get "Tipping Point"
  • 00:55:12.766 --> 00:55:14.467
  • - Love you.- We'll see you next time.
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  • (upbeat music)
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