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China’s Anti-Christ Government

For the signs of the times…..

The definition of ‘Anti-Christ’ is being against Christ or/and trying to replace Christ. The Chinese government is indeed an Anti-Christ government in the full definition of this term.

There are reports from reputable Christian sources that they have attempted to re-write parts of the bible and replaced it with communist ideology praising their president Xi Jinping. They allow Christian churches only if they install cctv surveillance for the government to monitor sermons. Last year they persecuted Christians and bulldozed several churches to the ground. They the Chinese government operate totalitarianism which breaches the God given right of free will. They operate a social points system to control their citizens whereby education and even travel is restricted to those who oppose the government. They monitor the movements of every citizen and employ hundreds of thousands of government officials to locally monitor activities and report to government if any breaches occur.

On a global scale, the Chinese government strategise for the long-term buying whole industries in other nations even when they are at a loss. They have bought ports in African nations despite being and continue being loss making businesses ventures. But why? Some say this is China’s strategy to gain foot holds into country’s economies to apply pressure to control them in the long-term. The Australian government have recently tried to legislate against the Chinese government bailing out Australian industry who are going bust due to the Corona virus. There are many allegations that industrial espionage is rife on a global scale and directed from the Chinese government themselves.

I must stress that this is not about having a critical view regarding Chinese people who some are our brothers and sisters in Christ but against a very controlling and Anti-Christ government. Currently, the Chinese government has closed its borders to foreigners and have reported that an economic recovery is taking place. Indeed, Beijing which is the financial center of Chinese finance has reportedly suffered very little with the effects of the Corona virus despite it having a large population. This is in direct contrast to mostly the rest of the worlds’ financial centers. Either something very strange has happened whereby C-19 has somehow missed Beijing or the Chinese government have lied.

In the meantime, the world markets have plummeted. The Dow Jones Index has had around a third of its value wiped off from its highs last year whilst the UK and European markets have suffered similar. It’s very likely that we will see further damage to the markets before the US reaches peak. The question for me is not about recession but whether or not there will be a depression in the longer-term and where the geo-political power will shift to. Whether the Covid-19 virus has been genetically manufactured and then purposely released into the public domain or supposedly transmitted from bats, the fact remains that China is now profiteering and gaining the upper hand on a global economic scale and ultimately their power and influence.

This event has affected the world in a way like never before. Such tectonic shifts are not random nor by chance but allowed by the sovereignty of our Father. We are called to be sharp with the events of this world but above all judge them spiritually.

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.

For the signs of the times, God in His sovereignty is allowing our Adversary Lucifer to move the furniture around in preparation for the time ahead…

It is not apparent yet what the next stage will be but we all need to be watching as the world goes from….’corruption to corruption’. Burying your head in the sand or following the world like sheep rather than being sharp with the Word is no excuse.

One day soon the Beast Kingdom will arise. This is the final empire which will be the most wicked of all empires incorporating The Lie at its very heart. The Prophetic Word reveals its traits. At the very least, on a worldly level, it will be a magnification of the horrors of ISIS coupled with the totalitarianism of China and much more. This Empire is designed to host both Lucifer, The Antichrist and the False Prophet who will bring THE LIE into full manifestation using both physical and ideological cohersion. Daniel the Prophet who saw this Empire in a vision was greatly troubled with the horror of it. But we as Chistians have Christ in us! We must prepare our minds and hearts and have oil in our lamps. We must not be ignorant of the Prophetic Word else we will fall away back to the world in that time. In that time, we must be bold as lions declaring with power the name of our Lord Jesus Christs even unto death.

But in the meantime let’s fill our lamps with oil, untroubled and remain watching….

Glory to our God Jah and His son Jesus Christ Yoshua. Remember the words of our Lord even when the world in the future is troubled ready to war against each other…

Matthew 24:6
And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

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Syrian Christians Sign a Treaty of Submission to Islam

A community in northern city of Raqqa chooses ‘dhimmitude’ over conversion or death…

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The Seat of Satan (an extract from “Thy Kingdom Come”, a new book from Mark Atkinson)

Satan’s Seat

The Bible tells us that in the future, after being cast out of heaven, the Devil will take up his seat of government in the Middle East. The Middle Eastern nations are antichrist in their values and even today are being prepared by Satan to become his seat of government on earth in the End Times. It is sufficient for the moment to simply hear the Lord’s word on this in the Book of Revelation:

“And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write ….
… where thou dwellest, even where Satan seat is ….. where Satan dwelleth” (Revelation 2:12-13)

If you read these verses carefully, you will notice that the Lord is not saying that seat of Satan is in Pergamos in a restricted sense, but rather Pergamos is in the area of where Satan’s seat will be established. The Lord says that the believers in Pergamos dwell in the area where Satan will dwell and have his seat of government. This area is in the Middle East. Pergamos is in Turkey, which in future will form part of the Beast Kingdom, a conglomerate of Middle Eastern nations. Satan will dwell wherever his seat of government is established. In the future, after he is cast out of heaven, Pergamos will be in that area on the earth where he will have his stronghold and from where he will continue his work.

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Happy to spit in the face of God

As we draw closer to the final seven years before the Lord returns, we can expect many more changes in laws, culture and thinking that are increasingly anti God. In the last decades we have witnessed major shifts away from the traditional Christian values that were previously the bedrock and very fabric of our societies and cultures. The so called “freedom movement” in the sixties was used by the Adversary to stretch young adults’ minds beyond the established moral values of the social culture that then was. The rise of the university machine from the 70’s onwards brainwashed the minds of the majority of young adults attending and basically fashioned their minds into a very deceptive form of secularism in which they gleefully thought was mental freedom. We now live in a different era. The post modern, post Christian world is indeed a heaven to the wicked, but it has started racing towards the finishing line. Time itself is sufficient to show the error of their ways, but it will then be too late for the Antichrist and the False Prophet, their heart’s desire, will have been given to them. Judgment from JAH will be upon them. And they will still be gleeful in their ignorance saying “peace and safety, peace and safety” and “we have no need of God, we are our own God, we are free”..

The Apostle Paul prophesied of the forsaking in 2 Thessalonians 2:3. It refers to mankind leaving behind all religion in order to embrace the Antichrist. Satan will not suffer the world’s religions in the day when he demands mankind’s worship. This forsaking has already begun to take place in the UK, the USA and other parts of the world. In this post modern, post Christian world, the forsaking has started well and is also racing towards the finishing line. The faith is quickly leaving our schools. The prayers at council chambers are no longer said before meetings start. The traditional church has become a laughing stock because it has lost the Word and is the poor relation of national government. Leaders rule the country without Christ. And laws are being passed by the plenty which are diametrically opposed to the laws of God. The land and everything and everybody in it belong to JAH. Man has conveniently forgotten whose name is on the title deed; he spits in the face of God as he continues gleefully in his delusion.

How long will JAH suffer this to be? How long?

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The Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing – False Teachers in the Church

The presence of false teachers in the Church is no new thing. The Bible shows us that they were in abundance in the first century church. The Apostle Paul said that after his death, grievous wolves would come in not sparing the flock. The imagery of a wolf tearing apart the sheep is a very graphic one. Physically, to witness a wolf attack a sheep is a dreadful sight, but how much more abhorrent is a spiritual wolf in sheep’s clothing entering the sheep fold and tearing apart the sheep in a spiritual sense. The fold is the Church, the body of Christ; the sheep are the sons of God; and the wolves in sheep’s clothing are those Christian ministers who bring falsehood, wrong teaching and errors which lead the flock of God away from the narrow road that leads to wholeness. They do this in the name of Jesus Christ, uttering words like God bless and teaching from the Bible. They lead the sheep towards destruction through their own love of the error of the wicked. They don’t spare the flock but they devour them. Behind them is Satan whose mouth is open wide. He eats up the people of God without ever being satisfied. He wants more and more.

Those who have been devoured in these ways are most unlikely to realise it. Some have been devoured beyond recognition so that the image of Christ is no longer recognisable in them. In Galatians 4:19, it happened to many Christians in the Galatian church. Christ was no longer recognisable in them. The Apostle Paul said he laboured again with them so that Christ could be formed in their hearts. Others have been devoured in part or in varying degrees. This is all a matter of the heart. Satan wants our hearts. The Lord wants our hearts. We have been taught by the Lord that it is a battle for the heart. He wants to grow us up in the liberty of God’s truth so that we may be free indeed. He wants us to grow up in His image, to be fashioned into Him which is through the narrow gate that leads to life. Ephesians 4:15 shows us God’s will: we are to grow up into the head of the one body which is Christ. We are to grow up into Christ in all things that Christ is. And Ephesians 3:17 shows us that Christ is to dwell in our hearts so that we become as he is, and so that we will look like him spiritually. Paul said that the preaching of Jesus Christ according to the revelation of the mystery was for the obedience of faith.

These wonderful truths are part of the Great Mystery that the Apostle Paul taught the Church. He said that this Great Mystery is how the Almighty Father wants the Church to be governed. He said that this Great Mystery is how we become obedient to God. He said that all Christian ministers should first be proven in this Great Mystery and shown to be blameless in it, that they should hold this Great Mystery in their hearts strongly and ably so as to teach the flock of God properly. If we take an honest look at these instructions in the Bible, we can see who are the false teachers today. The wolves in sheep’s clothing today are all those Christian ministers who fail to teach the sheep the ways of the Lord in the Great Mystery. They deny it, or twist it, or dilute it, or refuse it. They suppress the truth and keep the flock from finding out the true way to wholeness. The Apostle Paul instructed Timothy to charge some leaders that they teach no other doctrine, but rather that they should teach the Great Mystery.

So who are those Christian ministers today who do not teach this Great Mystery but teach other things? The list would be long indeed. They do not have the fruits of Christ in their heart. They don’t look like him spiritually. They look like a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

How these false teachers, wolves in sheep’s clothing, keep the Church from the obedience of faith.

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Report: Bashar al-Assad and the Devil’s Gambit

The Syrian leader has become a de facto U.S. ally. How’d he do it? Assad

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A year ago, Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria, was reeling from an entrenched insurgency and facing the prospect of war against the United States and its allies. After Syrian government forces used chemical weapons to kill more than 1,000 civilians in August 2013, Barack Obama threatened air strikes against Damascus—before a last-minute deal to destroy Syria’s chemical stockpiles averted a conflict.Click HERE to read the full article.

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Report: Saudi Arabia to Obtain Pakistani Nukes as Last Resort

Evidence the Gulf state has a ‘Plan B’ in the event of Iranian nuclear proliferation, which could mark the start of a nuclear arms race.

 

 

 

Pakistani PM Yusuf Raza Gilani meets Saudi deputy FM Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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An agreement between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan could see the Gulf state deploy ready-made nuclear warheads in the event that Iran crosses the nuclear threshold.That’s according to a report by BBC Newsnight, which cites “multiple sources” suggesting “generous” Saudi aid for Pakistan’s nuclear own program was given as part of an understanding by the two countries that, if and when Saudi Arabia required use of nuclear warheads, the Pakistanis would provide it to them.Click HERE to read the full article.

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US Air Force will also target Syria’s air force, ballistic missiles and sections of its air defences

 

 
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The reports coming out of Washington in the last 24 hours indicate that US President Barack Obama has resolved not just to degrade Syria’s chemical capabilities but also to take down Bashar Assad’s air force, destroy his air bases and knock out his ground-to-ground ballistic missiles, using giant B-52 bombers and B-2 stealth bombers. Some of the bombers will fly in directly from the US; others from the Al Udeid base in Qatar. F-22 Raptor fighter-bombers are also scheduled to take part in the US air offensive. Obama decided to expand the scope of the US operation for Assad’s use of chemical warfare against civilians on Aug. 21, when his experts advised him that these additional blows would dramatically diminish the Syrianj ruler’s military edge over rebel forces without toppling him. These air raids could moreover be conducted from afar without American aircraft coming within range of Syrian air defense batteries.Click HERE to read the full article.

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Gloating Syria Hails ‘Historic Retreat’ by US

Syrian officials say Obama showed “hesitation” and is looking for a way to “get down from the tree he climbed.”

 

 

Faisal Mekdad

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Syrian officials and official mouthpieces are gloating over what they say is a retreat by US President Barack Obama from his threats of military action against Syria. “Obama announced yesterday, directly or through implication, the beginning of the historic American retreat,” Syria’s official al-Thawra newspaper said in a front-page editorial..Click HERE to read the full article.

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Syria: If U A top Syrian official said Monday that if attacked, his country would react – against Israel. S Attacks Us, We’ll Attack Israel

A top Syrian official said Monday that if attacked, his country would react – against Israel.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(27/8/2013)
 
As talk and rumors of an impending Western attack against Syria mount, a top Syrian official said Monday that if attacked, his country would react – against Israel.Speaking to an Arabic-language radio station operated by the United States, Syria’s Deputy Information Minister Halaf Al-Maftah said that Israel would face not only Syria in the event that the US, Britain and France attempted to unseat Bashar al-Assad. A coalition consisting of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria would respond to any attack against Assad with a response against Israel. In addition, terrorist groups in Syria and Lebanon would attack Israel with full force.
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Egypt gripped by deadly clashes

At least 30 people have been killed in fighting between supporters and opponents of ousted president Morsi. 201375212347580580_20-198738387

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clashes between supporters and opponents of the ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi have continued through the night, resulting in at least 30 deaths in Cairo and various other parts of the country.Violence erupted as thousands of pro-Morsi supporters took to the streets on Friday to protest against the ouster of the country’s first democratically elected president in a military coup.The death of three Morsi supporters – reportedly killed by gunfire as they tried to march towards the military barracks where Morsi is believed to be held – triggered the ongoing mayhem.Morsi supporters blamed the military for the incident, a claim rejected by the army.Tens of thousands of people marched across the country in what Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement called a “Friday of Rage” to demonstrate against the military coup.Rival groups also clashed in Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square. The overnight fighting……..
 
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Arrested,

Army Moves In

Senior Muslim Brotherhood officials are placed under house arrest. The military is securing strategic facilities, Egyptian sources say.

 

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Egyptian sources report that senior officials in the Muslim Brotherhood have been placed under house arrest and the military is securing strategic facilities across the country.The Islamist group that backed President Mohamed Morsi in last year’s successful bid to win the nation’s first democratic election is also now being scrutinized for corruption in the ranks.The group’s funding structure and records are being probed, according to a report posted Wednesday by the Egyptian Al-Ahram newspaper.The report also claimed the Egyptian Army has begun to hermetically seal strategic installations across the country in accordance with a military “road map” plan……
 
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G8: Russia Won’t Back Anti-Assad Syria Call

Russia tells Sky News it will not agree any G8 statement which demands a transitional government to replace Syria’s Assad regime.

 

Barack Obama meets with Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen

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A joint statement on the conflict in Syria is set to be agreed by leaders at the G8 summit – but will not call for the removal of Bashar al Assad’s regime.Russian President Vladimir Putin has become increasingly isolated over his continued support of Syria’s leader, with the other seven members of the G8 keen to push through a communique on the issue by the end of the two-day summit.While it is understood a compromise is likely to be reached, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Sky News his country would not sign up to any statement that demanded Mr Assad relinquish power.”We do think that it’s completely the decision of the Syrian parties themselves to decide on both the composition of the transitional body with full authority and also on the future of any person including President Assad,” he said.Officials from one western nation told AFP news agency that the statement was likely to focus on less contentious issues such as the need to push for a peace conference in Geneva and on humanitarian aid.
 
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Report: Israeli Pilots Training for Syria, Lebanon Threats

Israeli air force pilots are training daily to meet threats posed by instability in neighbouring Syria and Lebanon.

 

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz

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Yaalon: We’ll Know what to Do If Syria Gets S-300

 

Defence Minister hints Israel has a plan of action, if advanced missiles reach north eastern neighbour.

 

 

F-16i takes off at sunset

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Russian arms ‘to deter foreign intervention in Syria’

Russia says it will go ahead with deliveries of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria, and that the arms will help deter foreign intervention.

 

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More centrifuges fitted at Iran’s Natanz plant, says UN

Iran has installed hundreds of new centrifuges at its Natanz plant, the UN’s atomic agency says in a report.

 

Natanz uranium enrichment plant

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U.S. to keep Assad in the picture to avoid threat of all-out Mideast war

Due to the lack of U.S. policy on Syria, encouraging a negotiated solution between Assad and the rebels now appears to be the West’s least dangerous course of action.

 

Syria conflict

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Report: Syrian Army Aiming Missiles at Tel Aviv

 

The Syrian army is aiming advanced surface-to-surface missiles at Tel Aviv, according to the Sunday Times.

 

 

Tel Aviv

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US scolds Russia for sending arms to Syria

 

Senior military officer says weapons transfer will “prolong suffering” amid push for international peace conference.

 

 

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UN condemns Syrian government for violence

General Assembly approves Qatari-drafted move condemning alleged rights abuses by government amid continued violence. (click on the video below)

 
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Obama and Cameron discuss Syria crisis

Meeting in White House, US president and UK prime minister pledge to work together to increase pressure on Assad regime.

 

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Israel ‘Fully Determined’ to Halt Syria Missile Deal

PM is “fully determined” to halt sales by Russia of advanced missiles to Syria, Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom said on Sunday.   Pantsyr S1 close-range air defence system

 
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Syria will ‘Respond Immediately’ to More Israeli Strikes

“Our retaliation will be strong and will be painful against Israel”  

  
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Hezbollah head says Syria will supply ‘game-changing’ arms

Nasrallah claims resistance groups set to open front against Israel on Golan Heights Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speaks via video during a conference, held in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon on Thursday. (photo credit: AP/Hussein Malla)

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Report: Russia to Sell Syria Advanced Missiles, Keep Assad Going

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Iran Ready to ‘Train’ Syria Army, Says Commander

 

Iran is ready to help “train” the Syrian army if Damascus seeks such assistance, said commander of Islamic republic’s army ground forces.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walks among supporters
  
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Syria: ‘Israeli strike’ hits army centre

State television says Israel targeted military base on the outskirts of Damascus; no comment from Israeli army.

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Israeli warplanes ‘launch air strike inside Syria’

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Syria is being destroyed while Assad displays remarkable staying power

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad visits an electricity station in Damascus
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