“In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” 1 Thessalonians 5:18
You might ask, Does that mean even during the bad times, trials and tribulation?
If you believe God’s Holy Word, it certainly does, and I will tell you why. The Word also tells us,
“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose” Romans 8:28 (Elim אֵילִם Translation)
If you are a child of God, and you believe this promise, it will come to pass for you, just as God said it would. Believe this promise and it is yours. Don’t despair, for the Word also tells us,
“What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31
Remember the example Joseph gave us, when he said to his brothers, who meant to do him harm when they sold him into slavery to the Midianites, who then sold him to Potiphar for a slave in Egypt, because they were jealous of him:
“But as for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive” Genesis 50:20
Joseph was highly esteemed by Potiphar and he set him over his entire estate, until Potiphar’s wife tried to seduce Joseph. After Joseph fled from her, she lied to Potiphar about him and accused him of actually trying to seduce her. The devil, again, tried to destroy Joseph when Potiphar threw him in prison. Even so, God’s hand of protection was on Joseph and when no one else in Egypt could interpret Pharaoh’s dreams, Joseph not only interpreted them, but also told Pharaoh how he could save Egypt during an upcoming global famine. Pharaoh then gave Joseph power over the entire kingdom; he only answered to Pharaoh himself!
Be patient, beloved. God has very great things in store for you, if you only stay humble before Him, believe His promise, and then see it come to pass! In the meantime, always give God thanks for all that He has done, all He is doing (by faith), and all that He ever shall do.
Salvation is offered to everyone who repents of sin and receives Jesus as their Lord and Savior, unless a person crosses a line with God, to the point of becoming reprobate, having no conscience (Romans 1:21-32; Hebrews 6:4-6). Now is the time of salvation for everyone; tomorrow, or even the next hour, could be too late.
Throughout history, every raiser of taxes was evil. King Jehoiakim not only taxed the people of Judah to pay Pharaoh, but he committed abominations in the sight of the Lord (2 Kings 23:34; 2 Chronicles 36:8). He was so evil, he burned Jeremiah’s book of prophecy, that was given to him by God.
King Jehoiakim was so wicked that God forbid the people of Judah to mourn for him when he died (Jeremiah 22:18).
King Jehoiakim burned the Holy Word of God (and God told Jeremiah to write it again). Does that sound familiar?
Obama blasted out a rebuke that resounded throughout the world when an American pastor burned a Qur’an. Obama, however, established protocol for the US military’s delicate handling of the Qur’an, even the use of gloves while handling it.
Commander in Chief of US military forces Barack Hussein Obama never retracted or refuted that statement!
The Prophet Daniel wrote about the antichrist to come in the last days. He prophesied,
“Then shall stand up in his estate a raiser of taxes in the glory of the kingdom (antichrist kingdom), but within a few days he shall be destroyed, neither in anger, nor battle” Daniel 11:20.
During the time that Mary the mother of Jesus was espoused to Joseph, Caesar Augustus taxed the entire world. In a biography on Augustus, Anthony Everitt wrote, “Augustus was indeed ruthless, cruel and ambitious for himself. He was devious, untrustworthy and bloodthirsty.”
By the way, Obama is the signator of Obama(don’t)care and the most devious raiser of taxes in the history of our nation!
Hillary said Donald Trump wants to “cut taxes for the super rich.” She lied.
Donald Trump never said he wanted to cut taxes for the rich. He has publicly stated he would reduce taxes – period. He also specified he wanted to reduce taxes on businesses to 15 percent, because small businesses are plagued with high taxes and most of them go belly up within the first five years.
Donald Trump wants to stimulate the growth of businesses and help small businesses thrive, instead of closing their doors because of heavy regulations and taxes, which is just one of his plans to help the economy.
The spirit of antichrist oppresses people and he is a “raiser of taxes.”
According to Bible prophecy, the antichrist will prevail during the last three and a-half years of the seven-year Great Tribulation to come (Matthew 24:21; Revelation 13:5).
The rising antichrist kingdom will also decapitate all who refuse the “mark of the beast” (Revelation 13:16-18, Revelation 20:4) used to buy or sell; and interestingly enough, the antichrist not only beheads people, but will also impose jizya taxes on “infidels” (non-Muslims).
Saudi Cleric Muhammad Al-Arifi explains options to non-Muslims: conversion, jizya or death
Screen shot: YouTube.com
So, we have here another raiser of taxes, Muslim terrorists of the rising antichrist kingdom.
Who does the Bible say is the antichrist?
“Who is a liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? (Muslims deny that Jesus is the Christ). He is an antichrist that denies the Father and the Son (the Qur’an says Allah [God] has no son)” 1 John 2:22.
We have a very clear picture now.
Let us summarize once more:
The antichrist MO (modus operandi, mode of operation) is to impose and raise taxes.
Muslims impose jizya tax on “infidels” (non-Muslims).
The Holy Word of God tells us that the antichrist says Jesus is not the Christ and he denies the Father and the Son (1 John 2:22).
Muslims say Jesus is not the Christ/Messiah and Allah (God) has no son (Surah 17:111).
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton raise taxes, they are strong promoters of abortion – the slaughter of the unborn – and their policies are a mockery against God’s laws.
Donald Trump wants to lower taxes across the board, he is pro-life and he promotes Christian values.
Satan hates Jews and his minions have tried to destroy them throughout the annals of time. Adolf Hitler hated the Jews and he tried his best to annihilate them.
All Muslims hate the Jews and want to wipe Israel off the face of the map.
Obama and Hillary want to divide Israel and give Jerusalem to the Jew-hating Muslims. Obama and Hillary are for bringing millions of Middle Eastern Muslims (not Christians – less than 1 percent of those admitted already are Christians, all others are Muslims-potential terrorists) into the US.
Donald Trump will stop the immigration of Muslim terrorists and implement extreme vetting policies and he vows to defend Israel!
The antichrist will eventually come to power before the Lord returns to destroy him, but meanwhile, the Spirit of God in His people is a restraining force against the antichrist, as long as we remain on this earth.
“For the mystery of iniquity already works, only he who now letteth (restrains – original Greek) will let (restrain), until he be taken out of the way” 2 Thessalonians 2:7.
We can restrain evil through prayer and the power of God working in us, until we are “caught up” before the Great Tribulation begins (Revelation 3:10).
“For the Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trump of God, and the dead in Christ shall rise first, then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so shall we ever be with the Lord” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18.
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