What exactly is Prophecy?
The word "Prophecy" conjures up a host of
"religious" thoughts, doesn't it? Scenes of
"doom and gloom," the "end of the world," and
ugly wars. What is the reality behind the concept of prophecy? In
order to understand prophecy, you need to understand where WE are
in the scheme of things. By "WE," I mean primarily the
US and British Commonwealth. (*See references below) There have
never been countries as great as these two, yet is it logical to
conclude that the Bible would NOT mention these countries in
Let's first understand what prophecy IS and ISN'T.
Most presume that prophecy is simply God writing down what He
sees in the future. This concept presumes that God already knows
exactly what decisions everyone will make, and exactly how
everything is going to go, as if He were simply watching a movie.
However, is this the truth?
Let's take a look at some of the scriptures that will
help clear up this confusion:
Isaiah 46:9-11 "Remember the former things of old, For I
[am] God, and [there is] no other; [I am] God, and [there is]
none like Me, :10 Declaring the end from the beginning, And from
ancient times [things] that are not [yet] done, Saying, 'My
counsel shall stand, And I will do all My pleasure,' :11
Calling a bird of prey from the east, The man who executes My
counsel, from a far country. Indeed I have spoken [it;] I will
also bring it to pass. I have purposed [it;] I will also do
Jeremiah 11:8 "yet they did not obey or incline their
ear, but everyone followed the dictates of his evil heart;
therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant,
which I commanded [them] to do, but [which] they have not
POINT: If you do a search of all the scriptures
regarding prophecy, you will see how the above two scriptures are
played out. It isn't a matter of God "looking into the
future," but a matter of God's will being done. He
organizes and "allows" things to occur. Some things HE
does, and many things SATAN does, which God allows. God knows the
hearts of all of us. He knows our free will, our stubborn
natures, or rebellious attitudes and "knows" what will
occur if HE DOESN'T INTERVENE IN ANY OF IT.
Psalm 139:23 "Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try
me, and know my anxieties;"
Jeremiah 17:9-10 "The heart (mind of mankind) [is]
deceitful above all [things,] And desperately wicked; Who can
know it? :10 I, the LORD, search the heart, [I] test the mind,
Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the
fruit of his doings."
Daniel 2:21 "And He changes the times and the seasons;
He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise
And knowledge to those who have understanding."
POINT: God is clearly in control of all that takes
place on this earth. Between how mankind acts without contact
with God, and the influence of Satan, God can, using His own
intervention where He wants, direct everything that takes place.
If it weren't so, where would free will come in? Free will
makes our individual future something God has to prove and test for OUR sakes, but He knows what can be done when someone submits to His leading and teaching. . .
Genesis 22:12 "And He said, Do not lay your hand on the
lad, or do anything to him; for NOW I KNOW (emphasis mine) that
you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only
[son,] from Me."
POINT: Throughout the Bible, you will see mentioned
related concepts to the one above. God "tries" or tests
the heart to see if the right character is there even under
stress and trials. Of course He knows what we have in our minds
better than WE do, but the point is He has to be SURE, and He has
to be sure "WE" know what's there, and our lifetime
is the "proving grounds" for this process.
So when you study the subject of prophecy, realize that it
comes to pass only because it is ALLOWED to come to pass. God
cannot and will not generally interfere with free will. If He did
that, he would be defeating His whole purpose for mankind being
flesh and blood in the first place. You can be sure that where
something is prophesied, IT WILL OCCUR, and only because mankind
WILL NOT agree to change it's collective way of thinking, because Satan won't change HIS way of thinking.
We bring punishment upon ourselves, and yet prophecy tells us
that even after all that, we will STILL NOT CHANGE, and THEN God
Himself will bring correction. The whole point is to allow
mankind to do its own thing, TO THE END, in order to PROVE to all
of us that OUR ways (Satan's ways) DO NOT BRING PEACE AND ARE
NOT ADEQUATE FOR ETERNAL LIFE. Only when we have learned that
lesson, will we become teachable and in the right frame of mind
for God to mold and shape our thinking to HIS way of
What does God warn will occur on this earth?
Doomsday prophets have existed for as long as man has existed.
"The end is near" they cry out or write on their
placards. Where do they get this stuff, anyway? The Bible, yes,
but do they have it right? Mostly NO.
If you have been following along in this website, you will
have a much better understanding of WHY we are experiencing the
problems we are in the world. With that understanding, we can lay
out the scenario of what is classified as the "END
TIME." The end time is just that, the time of the end of
THIS AGE and experience for mankind.
What leads up to this ultimate confrontation is simply this:
Mankind, influenced by Satan and the Demons, bring mankind and
the world to the brink of total annihilation. However, this
series of events is quite unlike what most of us have understood
or been taught. There is purpose in EVERYTHING God does or allows
to occur. He is in TOTAL control over it all, and even tells us
that He will "cut it short" to prevent the actual end
of all life on this planet.
Let's begin with the initial framework that we have laid,
and realize that mankind is on the wrong path. This makes it
quite easy for the events which will soon occur to sweep across
the earth and encompass every human being alive. We need to
understand that throughout the Bible, in all of God's
dealings with mankind, He has laid out the simple choices. Either
we obey, or we are punished.
In order to fully understand WHY the U.S. will be the FIRST
to suffer correction, you need to educate yourself on the real
biblical identity of America. You can download a FREE publication
United States and Britain in Bible Prophecy"!
The point here is that correction is DEFINITELY coming
because we, as a nation, have rejected the truths of God. The
very foundation upon which this nation was founded was based on
the Bible and God's laws, His way of thinking.
The "blessings," another "religious" word
that means the wealth, bounty, land. . . all we have received in
this nation, was PROMISED to a group of people in the Bible
because of obedience. However, along with this promise was also a
WARNING that if we turned away from the very mind and power that
gave us existence, that we would be punished in a very serious
All biblical punishment from God came in "waves."
That is, He usually NEVER gave a total correction all at once.
God would warn continuously, even for decades and centuries
before He eventually allowed His "people" to experience
punishment, and even then punishment was not always complete.
Any thinking person alive today in America, HAS to realize
that something is seriously wrong with our country. Our power
base, wealth and abundance is being slowly eaten away. The
greatness of America is withering as we speak, and most people
are ignoring the countless warnings we have had for many years.
Our schools are in a shambles, our kids are in gangs and
can't even read or write.
Our infrastructure is decaying, out debt to the world is the
largest of any nation on earth. We have a powerful military, but
we fear to use any of our strength to do what should be done.
Drugs are a major problem, our families are broken. Moral
standards have almost disappeared, and what was once strongly
condemned by our citizens is now accepted as normal and
The collective mind of America is slowly being perverted and
corrupted, AND WE ARE ALLOWING IT TO OCCUR. What better proof of
blindness is there? Many people are having a hard time making a
living. We have a burdensome welfare system that is weakening our
citizens and drawing in thousands of others from other
America is going down the tubes and we are allowing it. We
ignore the truth. We avoid the reality of what is happening,
always making excuses, or finding reasons why things are they way
they are. Blaming everyone and everything we can, so long as we
don't have to face the truth and realize the problem is that
WE HAVE TURNED OUR BACKS ON THE LIVING BEING WHICH SET ALL THIS
IN MOTION. We are rebelling against His laws and His way of
We are allowing all this to occur, all the while justifying
it, and believing that America could never fall. The very idea
that our nation could go into CAPTIVITY, lose its abundance and
freedom, and be reduced to a third world economic and military
power, is beyond most people's willingness to even entertain.
THAT is why it WILL HAPPEN.
Go over the scriptures that discuss our fate because of
rebellion and disobedience in the old testament. Remember that
most of the references to "Israel" in prophecy, is
speaking directly about AMERICA AND THE OTHER WHITE, ENGLISH
SPEAKING NATIONS OF THE WORLD. For further proof of this, see the
For detailed information on the subject of who the US is in
biblical prophecy, you can obtain several books:
- "The 'Lost' Ten Tribes of Israel. .
.Found," by Steven Collins, from 3901 Crescent Dr., Sioux
Falls, SD 57106.
- Books by Yar Davidy, titled: "The Tribes: The Israelite
origins of Western peoples," and "Ephraim," can be
obtained from Commonwealth Publishing, P.O. Box 11476, Salt Lake
City, UT 84147
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