Friday, December 17, 2021

Satan Isn't Hiding Anymore


For many years now, I have been a Conspiracy Theorist Nutcase. I never hoarded gold because I always figured, I can't Eat gold; but I have always kept as much emergency food and other supplies as I could afford. Partly because the Church has advocated such preparedness since the mid 1800's and partly because it just makes good sense.

In the back of my mind has always been the possibility of war here in the U.S. or major disasters. I've always lived in earthquake country and being without power or a way to get to the grocery store is always likely here, especially during our legendary winters.

The couple of times in my adult life when I was out of steady work, we had our food storage to fall back on and things went pretty well.

The fear of being alive during the world's "End Times" might have entered my head a time or two but I've never been so cognizant of those kinds of prophecies as I am today, as we watch the scriptures being played out in front of us on a daily basis.

Think. If you were a simple fisherman in Biblical times and you saw this in a vision...

How would you describe it? How would you explain the warning that accompanied a vision such as this? If you were told of organizations or groups designed to dictate world events? Things such as military intervention in a nation's affairs or censoring and controlling information about life saving medications and medical procedures? How would a simple man in the first century explain what he was told about the events of our day? Hmm? Might his warnings be somewhat hard to understand, since he probably wouldn't really understand all that he'd been told?

Revelations, 13:
"2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.

7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations."


So, at the U.N. (exerting power over "all kindreds, and tongues, and nations") we now have this statue, displayed on the Visitor's Plaza outside #UN Headquarters.

How would that same fisherman explain Vaccine Passports? Tattoos or RFID chips?

Revelation 13:16-17:
"16. And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

17. And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name."


Matthew; Chapter 24:

Book of Revelation: 


2 Timothy 3:1-7: "But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away! For of this sort are those who creep into households and make captives of gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts, always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth."

Ephesians 6:12 “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”

And the American continent, more specifically the United States of America, is a special place. We all know this. Our natural resources, our ability to produce food and energy; these things are unmatched in the rest of the world. But, with great gifts come great responsibility.

The United States of America was Divinely appointed. Our Founding Fathers were choice Spirits who were on the earth, at that time, for the purpose of creating our country.

Ether 2:12: "Behold, this is a choice land, and whatsoever nation shall possess it shall be free from bondage, and from captivity, and from all other nations under heaven, if they will but serve the God of the land, who is Jesus Christ, who hath been manifested by the things which we have written."


But, who am I, to shout warnings? Just someone with computer and internet expertise, who can read well and comprehend what I've read. But, don't listen to me. Read the scriptures for yourselves and look around you as those scriptures come true. Read and listen to the words of Prophets of God.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints President Ezra Taft Benson
General Conference of The Church
October, 1987


This prophecy was spoken at a Fourth of July celebration in 1854 in the Salt Lake Tabernacle by Brigham Young, who attributes it to Joseph Smith: “Will the Constitution be destroyed? No: it will be held inviolate by this people; and, as Joseph Smith said, ‘The time will come when the destiny of the nation will hang upon a single thread. At that critical juncture, this people will step forth and save it from the threatened destruction.’ It will be so."

Conference Report, Charles W. Nibley, October, 1923:
"Brethren and sisters, let me say in closing that we have it of record, that the prophet Joseph Smith said the time would come when, through secret organizations taking the law into their own hands, not being governed by law or by due process of law, but becoming a law unto themselves, when, by those disintegrating activities, the Constitution of the United States would be so torn and rent asunder, and life and property and peace and security would be held of so little value, that the Constitution would, as it were, hang by a thread."

Conference Report; Ezra Taft Benson, April, 1978:
"Yes, there is a conspiracy of evil. The source of it all is Satan and his hosts. He has a great power over men to “lead them captive at his will, even as many as would not hearken” to the voice of the Lord. (Moses 4:4.) His evil influence may be manifest through governments; through false educational, political, economic, religious, and social philosophies; through secret societies and organizations; and through myriads of other forms. His power and influence are so great that, if possible, he would deceive the very elect. As the second coming of the Lord approaches, Satan’s work will intensify through numerous insidious deceptions."

Conference Report; Ezra Taft Benson, April, 1989:
"Pride results in secret combinations which are built up to get power, gain, and glory of the world (see Helaman 7:5; Ether 8:9, 16, 22-23; Moses 5:31). This fruit of the sin of pride, namely secret combinations, brought down both the Jaredite and the Nephite civilizations and has been and will yet be the cause of the fall of many nations (see Ether 8:18-25)."

As we watch events playing our before us, we should be standing together to protect our country from Satan himself.

https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/scriptures/gs/signs-of-the-times?lang=eng

1 comment:

Tracy said...

This was some interesting reading Larry. Being raised in the church I am well aware of the last days and what we are facing. I often wonder if the Lord has us face our perils individually on earth. I just went through a grueling year of tests that would have destroyed most people nowadays. For the moment Maggie and I are safe but tomorrow is looming over us. My faith is strong. Though I haven't got a dime to my name I have a resource for food and for the time being a roof over my head.

In these last days the decline of humanity is staggering. However, it is present. Look for the good in everyone. When Maggie and I have to sleep outside in the cold we offer what we have to anyone we meet in the same situation. Maybe God needs me to be there at that very moment to give that person and myself hope.

I will admit I'm pretty exhausted. I would like to land somewhere and hand the reins to someone else. Sometimes the teacher needs a vacation.

Tracy