God wrote Scripture. Inspired men held the writing implement and recorded His words, but it was the Holy Spirit who breathed those words. “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works” (2 Timothy 3:16-17).
Some people think that God doesn’t want us to understand everything in the Bible, but this verse disputes that claim. God gives us facts, but through the years, people…mere humans…have decided what God really means in certain passages, even though it’s clear what God said and their interpretations are at odds with God’s words. We can either believe what men say God means, or we can take a close look at Scripture and understand what God says. I choose to trust God.
Much of prophecy has been interpreted by people using the knowledge they have during their lifetime. That’s understandable. For instance, up until the early 1900’s, who could have dreamed that weapons would be something other than swords, spears, and guns? Who could have ever thought that technology would have advanced from hand-carrying a message, to telegraph, to internet communication? It has, so now we need to take a fresh look at prophecy based upon knowledge of today.
Daniel was given an amazing prophecy and saw things he didn’t understand, but recorded the prophecy just as it was given to him. He didn’t try to interpret it based upon his knowledge, but knew it would come to pass just as it was given to him.
“But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased” (Daniel 12:4).
In other words, Daniel couldn’t understand it all but, through the ages, people would gather knowledge and begin to understand. Daniel desired to know the meaning.
“And I heard, but I understood not: then said I, O my Lord, what shall be the end of these things? And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand” (Daniel 12:8-10).
We’re at a time in history when knowledge has increased; and if we study Scripture without allowing human logic to blind us to the truth, we can see how close we are to the Rapture.
Let’s take a look at a warning from Jesus. “But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be” (Matthew 24:37).
Some of the disciples had asked about the end of the age, and Jesus gave many indicators, including this one. He didn’t have to go into great detail, because the men He was talking to knew their history and what it was like in the days prior to the Flood of Noah. It would be the same if I was describing a time of protest, free love, and LSD; all I would need to say is “Just like the ‘60’s.” It was the same with the audience to whom Jesus directed His words. They knew that Jesus was referring to the fallen angels mating with human women. This may be a new idea to you, but it’s the reason God had to send judgment.
Through the centuries, people have made up stories about what was happening in Noah’s day, but there’s only one interpretation that’s based upon Scripture. One of the silliest interpretations is that God really meant that Seth’s lineage was good and Cain’s was bad, so God destroyed all of creation because Cain’s sons married Seth’s daughters. Really? Do you have that low of an opinion of God? Let’s take a closer look at Scripture. Unless you understand what was happening in Noah’s time, you’ll be blind as to what Jesus meant and what’s happening today.
“And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose” (Genesis 6:1-2).
Wickedness was on the earth, and people weren’t obeying God; but the wickedness went beyond people lying, cheating, stealing, and killing. The fallen angels were mating with human women. The normal response to that is “How can that happen? It doesn’t feel right.” Well, it shouldn’t feel right but it was happening.
Let’s get a few definitions straight. Let’s start with “sons of God.” In Hebrew, the phrase is ben ‘elohiym. “Ben” means son and “’elohiym” means God. If this meant sons of Seth, the phrase would be ben sheth. Other places in Scripture where this phrase appears, it refers to angels. The phrase “daughters of man” comes from bath ‘adam – “bath” meaning daughters, and “’adam” meaning man. If it had meant Cain’s daughters, it would have said “bath qayin.” So, this verse says that angels took human wives. Angels who followed Satan in rebellion are evil, and their intent was to destroy what God had created. The offspring of this ungodly union were neither human nor angel. The corruption didn’t stop with humans.
“And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them” (Genesis 6:7).
God had to destroy everything because everything had been corrupted by the fallen angels. By corrupting the human genome, people were no longer human. The human soul could return to God, but a hybrid soul is no longer human. By corrupting all that God had created, a human could no longer get proper nutrition as God intended, and nature could not work together properly. Think of that next time you buy genetically modified food.
Scripture says that Noah was perfect in his generations. “These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God” (Genesis 6:9).
Noah was a good guy and listened to God, but that’s not what’s meant here. The Hebrew word “tamiym” is translated “perfect” and means unblemished and without spot. It means that Noah’s genome was uncorrupted by the fallen angels; he was genetically unblemished. He was fully human…as were his wife, his sons, and his son’s wives. The animals which entered the ark were also untainted. So, creation was rebooted.
Now you know what Jesus meant when He said that in the end it will be as in the days of Noah. God’s creation will be genetically corrupted. So, before the judgment of God, Satan will also be manipulating the genetic purity of God’s creation. Do we see anything like that happening today? Yes. If you don’t believe genetic corruption is happening, then you haven’t been listening to the news. Mad scientists have been splicing and dicing genes for a number of years now. Do you think the movie about Captain America is just science fiction? Look into super-soldiers and the genetic tampering that’s creating them. Science fiction is science fact, and Satan is behind it.
Pastor Billy Crone has just published a book and CD set that goes into great detail about this subject. Listen to the Prophecy Watchers interview with Pastor Crone at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfjawButmsQ. Many others have also written about this, including Tom Horn and L.A. Marzulli. We are living in the end of days; and unless you pay attention to what God says in Scripture, you will be befuddled and deceived.
Another truth God reveals in Scripture is that Christians will be called Home prior to God’s wrath being poured out upon those who’ve rejected him in favor of following Satan. The Rapture will happen prior to God’s judgment, just as Enoch was Raptured prior to the Flood.
“And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him” (Genesis 5:24).
Enoch was Noah’s great-grandfather and is a picture-type of Christians. Christians are not appointed to God’s wrath and will be called Home in the Rapture prior to the beginning of Daniel’s 70th week, also known as the Time of Jacob’s Trouble and the Tribulation. This final seven-year period of time will be horrendous. We’re seeing a glimpse of the future with this coronavirus.
This pestilence has caused a lockdown where nobody is allowed freedom. We can’t freely worship together, we can’t freely go shopping, we can’t touch each other, and we’ve willingly allowed these things to be taken from us. Let me be clear, we must be cautious by washing hands, eating properly, and staying home if feeling sick. This pestilence is very bad, but the barrage of misinformation has caused a panic. Again, be cautious but be sure you’re following the voice of the Good Shepherd and not the voice of the wrong leader.
There are even some world leaders who say we need one man to lead the world and get us through this crisis. Yes, brothers and sisters, the prophecy of Revelation is closer than ever to being fulfilled. Paul tells us that the man of sin, aka the Anti-Christ, cannot be revealed until after the Rapture.
“Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God” (2 Thessalonians 2:3-4).
When studying Revelation, you’ll see that Christians are called Home at the beginning of chapter 4. It isn’t until chapter 6 that the judgments begin; and in chapter 13 we read about the mark of the beast.
“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: 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. Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six” (Revelation 13:16-18).
In order to buy food, sell merchandise, or do anything else, a person will have to take the mark. Christians will have been Raptured long before that, but today the stage is being set for it to become reality.
For many years people have been vaccinated against various diseases. This seems like a good thing, but if you read the ingredients in these vaccines, you’ll be shocked. Formaldehyde and DNA are in them. Here’s a list of “ingredients” that we allow to be shot into us and our children:
These vaccines are behind many health problems today and compromise our own body’s immune system. Today, scientists are in a frenzy to get the cure for this coronavirus. Of all people, the former head of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has joined the vaccine bandwagon. He recently suggested any future coronavirus vaccine should have a tracking number or chip to identify everyone who has been cured of the virus. It will track you wherever you are. Sounds a lot like something the Anti-Christ will use. Every vaccine today is nothing God intended for people to shoot into themselves. It’s ironic that Bill Gates’ Microsoft products can be corrupted by a virus that destroys your computer, but he’s come up with a chip to go inside you.
“And the third angel followed them saying with a loud voice, if any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: and the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark in his name” (Revelation 14:9-11).
Be careful what you allow to enter your body. Please note that I’m not at all saying that Bill Gates is the Beast (Anti-Christ), but just noting that the stage is being set.
Brothers and sisters, study Scripture so you can have answers.
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” (1 Peter 3:15).
When God speaks, we need to listen. If we don’t, then we can only blame ourselves for the consequences.
God bless you all,
Ron and Nathele Graham’s previous commentaries archived at https://www.raptureready.com/featured/graham/graham.html
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