Countdown to Judgment :: By Mark A. Becker


[Countdown to Judgment was written and posted the evening of March 31, 2022.]

For years now, I have been keeping a few friends and family members up to date on the progression of end-time prophecy through a two-part weekly Prophetic Update.

The topics that I’ve had my eye on include: New World Order/Mark of The Beast/One World Religion; Gog/Magog: Ezekiel 38; Wars & Rumors of Wars; Russia/Ukraine War (resent category); China Watch; Covid – Pestilence; Economic Collapse – Revelation 6:5-6 (recent category); Jewish & Christian Persecution; Moral Depravity; Lawlessness; and Cancel Culture/Critical Race Theory (CRT)/The Purge/Communism/Marxism/Socialism.

The category that has really intrigued me the most, as of late, has been the Moral Depravity category, such as we have witnessed in the United States and even in some other countries around the world. Here’s what I said in the recent Prophetic Update to be sent out this Friday night:

Note: I’ve got to tell you all that this is getting to be way too much. Pay special attention to the Moral Depravity section. It’s just getting worse and worse and worse, faster and faster and faster. Jesus, it sure seems, has got to be getting close to fetching His bride. Maranatha!

Below are the articles that have come my way regarding Moral Depravity through newsletter emails I subscribe to in just the last five days, some of which I offer a little commentary.

Moral Depravity

Notice how this “teacher” calls his students “our kids/my kids” and “my children” and demands that he be able to teach them about his personal life and his sexuality. He’s a homosexual and teaches kindergarten. Since when are our children the school’s children, and since when does a “teacher” teach about their personal life in class? There is no teaching the core curriculums of reading, writing, arithmetic, and science (true science) in the public-school indoctrination centers. Get our children out!!!

Gay Florida Kindergarten Teacher Worries on MSNBC He Won’t Be Able to Share His Love Life with Kids Anymore | The Daily Wire

Yes, they do.

Ron DeSantis Slams Leftists Lying About the Parental Rights Bill: ‘They Support Sexualizing Kids in Kindergarten’ (

This movie/documentary was on YouTube. When I went to get its link, of course, they purged the documentary from their platform. These wicked people hate the truth and anyone knowing the truth. Pray for them because they will be judged harshly for their blatant child abuse unless they find Christ.

Whose Children Are They?

(WATCH) Educator explicitly says she will never stop teaching your kids about sex and LBTQ “rights” (

New Jersey Middle School Forced 12 yr Olds to Learn About Transgender Hormone Therapy without Parental Consent (

First graders given gender identity worksheet, told people can be neither or both genders | The National Desk

Ron DeSantis Slams Leftists Lying About the Parental Rights Bill: ‘They Support Sexualizing Kids in Kindergarten’ (

Let’s see; this woman has “a transgender child and a pansexual child.” What are the odds?!? You can’t tell me this isn’t learned behavior. She should be investigated for child abuse. But abusing her children isn’t enough for her; she wants to abuse other people’s children too.

Disney prez says, as mom of ‘transgender’ and ‘pansexual’ children, she wants diverse characters | Daily Mail Online

Disney Executives Admit: Of Course We’re Grooming Your Children (

Joe Biden Promoting’ Transgender Day of Visibility’ With Approval of an ‘X’ Gender Designation on American Passports Starting on April 11

This isn’t mental illness; it’s sin and child abuse.

Mental Health Horror: Girl Announces Gender Surgery Because Some of Her Identities Are Male (

High School Biology Class Tells Kids Biological Sex Is a Social Construct – RedState

I would like to ask our outspoken bi-sexual governor, “Exactly how does the Florida bill make the kindergarten through third-grade classrooms unsafe?” But I won’t because I would just hear a bunch of nonsense, which is the drivel we always hear from these progressive Marxist/Alphabet Mafia ideologically driven people. They need Jesus.

Gov. Brown on Florida bill: ‘In Oregon, we say gay’ | KATU

Report: Fourth-grade teacher says 20 of her 32 students have come out to her as LGBTQIA+ –

BREAKING: Fourth-grade teacher arrested, charged with attempted rape of two children | The Post Millennial

‘Just Like Rape’: Lesbian Couple Sues Fertility Clinic for Alleged Embryo Mix-Up, Say They Wanted a Girl But Got a Boy | The Daily Wire

Katy Perry tells American Idol singer to shock Christian parents | Entertainment News (

Jennifer Lopez Hits Stage In ‘Equality’ Fur Coat as Drag Queens Show Off Her Famed Looks | The Daily Wire

Wanda Sykes Opens Oscars Announcing to People in Florida: ‘We’re Gonna Have a Gay Night’ | The Daily Wire

Billboards across Florida encourage people to ‘say gay’ (

California makes history with first openly transgender judge appointed to bench (

At Palm Beach LGBTQ Pride festival, 30 couples marry in mass wedding (

BBC Corrects Article Calling Women’ Assigned Female at Birth’ (

Stanford Redefines Parents as ‘Mother Pairs’ and ‘Mixed-Gender’ in Study (

Christian doctor challenges ruling over trans pronouns | World News (

Leftist Leader Stumped When Asked Whether Women Can Have Penises (


Leading LGBTQ activist back in hot seat over fresh sexual assault claim | The Times of Israel

Planned Parenthood Left Her Baby’s Foot and Dead Twin Inside Her During Botched Abortion, Then Tried to Buy Her Off (

Pro-Life Group Finds Largest Known Stockpile of Aborted Fetuses Funded by Russell Moore’s Ally (

Woman Codes after Botched Abortion but Clinic Said She Was “Good to Go” | Operation Rescue

Maryland Legislature Passes “Kill More Babies” Bill That Greatly Expands Abortions –

Miami Sex Trafficker Raped, Waterboarded Victims in ‘Torture Chamber’ (

The Corruption In Washington D.C. Is Far Worse Than Most Americans Can Possibly Imagine – End Of The American Dream

Houston, Texas Mom Ashli Rene Lock Arrested Over ‘Malnourished and Filthy’ Kids (

Prominent State Political Icon Arrested on Heinous Child Porn Charges; Insultingly Low Bail Set for the Rich Megadonor (

Bridget Barton: Free crack pipe, needle tour | The Oregon Catalyst

Southern Baptist Convention Promotes Disney as Disney Increases LGBTQ Child Grooming (

Gay “Pastor” Says Jesus is Not the Only Way to Heaven, And Jesus Never Said He Was (

Lesbians and Homosexuals to Train Leaders at AWANA “Child Discipleship” Conference (

The Gospel Coalition Author Implies Jesus Knows What It’s Like to Be a Homosexual (

Russell Moore Visits Apostate Union Seminary to be Lectured on Christian Homophobia (

Revoice Promotes “Queer Oriented Marriage” Where Husband and Wife Reverse Gender Roles (

Christianity Today Blasts Creationists, Says They Are Divisive “Drawing Needless Lines in Sand” (

Trying to Make Sense of It All

When I consider Christ’s analogy to the conditions of the world just before the rapture of the church, I tend to have a slight spiritual tug-of-war.

“And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man” (Luke 17:26).

Violence was a major theme in the days of Noah:

“And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth” (Genesis 6:13). (emphasis mine)

In general, mankind was wicked, and every thought of their hearts was continually evil:

“And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually (Genesis 6:26). (emphasis mine)

“Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded” (Luke 17:28).

When it came to Lot’s experience in Sodom, we see, of course, the city’s modern-day namesake of homosexuality and sexual perversion permeating their society:

“But before they [Lot’s family and the two angels] lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them” (Genesis 19:4-5). (emphasis mine)

We note that “all flesh” was “filled with violence” and “every imagination of the thoughts of [man’s] heart was only evil continually” in the days of Noah, and that “all the people” in Sodom demanded Lot to, “Bring them [the angels] out to us, that we may know them [sexually].”

On the one hand – when considering our time and the imminence of the rapture of the church – as bad as it seems to be, we don’t seem to observe the standard of “all” that we see in the days of Noah and Lot. But on the other hand, we know that it is due to the presence of the churches of Christ and the Holy Spirit indwelling all true believers that wickedness hasn’t run its course so that “all” evil won’t dominate society until after the rapture of the church.

But, “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9).

Once the rapture of the church occurs, I would think that the true character of even the most conservative and timid unbeliever – who will not come to Christ during the Tribulation – will extend to the forefront of their lives, showing the corruption that lurks behind their self-imposed veil.

If one thinks that the coming elections in the United States are going to set the agenda of the wicked back, I would humbly assert that they would be wrong. Consider how many times we have seen “conservative” Republicans, once in office, succumb to the dark, progressive agenda. Dear Saint, our hope rests in Christ only and not in politics or any human being other than our Lord and Savior.

So, when thinking of where the world might actually be without the churches of Christ in the world and in relation to their moral compass (or lack thereof), it would seem we should be close to our blessed hope. But there is still another thought that crosses my mind.

If – and we know our Lord is a compassionate God, slow to anger and is willing that all should come to repentance and accept His free gift of Salvation through His Son – we still have more time than we might think we have, when it comes to the United States in particular, we must be on a Countdown to Judgment. This nation is certainly ripe for God’s wrath on a wicked and evil people that continually thumb their nose at Him. And what we are doing to our children is so beyond despicable.

“But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!” (Matthew 18:6-7).

If the rapture doesn’t happen fairly soon, I believe we should all expect a catastrophe of unknown proportions that will devastate this once great nation. So, what should we do?

Beloved brethren, we must be busy Answering the Call of The Great Commission “… 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).

We must be ready, willing, and able to answer their most personal and needed question in life, “Why Am I Here, and What Is It All About?

We – the twice-born of the Spirit of Christ – and we only, have the answer to this question: Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who is “… the way, the truth, and the life: [and] no man cometh unto the Father, but by [Him]” (John 14:6).

Together, and through the leading of the Holy Spirit, we can move mountains for Christ’s Kingdom. Will you join me?

Love, grace, mercy, and shalom in Messiah Yeshua, and Maranatha!


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