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7.6.6 The Second Arm of Spiritualism- Pokemon Go

7.6.6  The Second Arm of Spiritualism- Pokemon Go

 

Pokemon Go is just unstoppable! Crosses 100 million installs worldwide and becomes the most downloaded app on App Store in its first week.

 

                The Invitation: Progressive Healing of Deadly Wound

                Singapore has joined in the fray with the launch of Pokemon Go in 15 Asian countries on August 6, 2016 (4th day of Hungry Ghost month!). This is the finishing act of Satan in getting the whole world to worship him as the ruler of the world. This is the finishing touch to the total healing of the deadly wound and then USA will enforce Sunday(thereby curtailing civil right and liberty of conscience) as the counterfeit day of worship.

                There are successive recent events manifesting that the Papacy deadly wound sustained in 1798 from Napoleon is on the verge of full recovery (having been recuperating since Feb 11,1929  when Mussolini and Cardinal Gasparri signed the Lateran Concordat restoring the full diplomatic and political power of the papacy in Vatican). Plans are in place for the celebration in the Triple/Quadruple Jubilees in 2017, climaxing on October 31, 2017 with the final 500-Year Luther’s Protestant Reformation Jubilee. What is awaiting the world then is certain as prophesied by John when he was the only exile in Patmos ( A.D 81-96):

                “The prophecy of Revelation 13 declares that the power represented by the beast with lamblike horns shall cause "the earth and them which dwell therein" to worship the papacy—there symbolized by the beast "like unto a leopard." The beast with two horns is also to say "to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast;" and, furthermore, it is to command all, "both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond," to receive the mark of the beast. Revelation 13:11-16. It has been shown that the United States is the power represented by the beast with lamblike horns, and that this prophecy will be fulfilled when the United States shall enforce Sunday observance, which Rome claims as the special acknowledgment of her supremacy. But in this homage to the papacy the United States will not be alone. The influence of Rome in the countries that once acknowledged her dominion is still far from being destroyed. And prophecy foretells a restoration of her power. "I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast." Verse 3. The infliction of the deadly wound points to the downfall of the papacy in 1798. After this, says the prophet, "his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast." Paul states plainly that the "man of sin" will continue until the second advent. 2 Thessalonians 2:3-8. To the very close of time he will carry forward the work of deception. And the revelator declares, also referring to the papacy: "All that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life." Revelation 13:8. In both the Old and the New World, the papacy will receive homage in the honor paid to the Sunday institution, that rests solely upon the authority of the Roman Church. {DD 27.1}

                Since the middle of the nineteenth century, students of prophecy in the United States have presented this testimony to the world. In the events now taking place is seen a rapid advance toward the fulfillment of the prediction. With Protestant teachers there is the same claim of divine authority for Sundaykeeping, and the same lack of Scriptural evidence, as with the papal leaders who fabricated miracles to supply the place of a command from God. The assertion that God's judgments are visited upon men for their violation of the Sunday-sabbath, will be repeated; already it is beginning to be urged. And a movement to enforce Sunday observance is fast gaining ground.” {DD 27.2}  

                This compilation consists of highlighting Satan’s next move in setting loose Pokemon Go, the Pocket demon on the public at large. The other highlight is on the big event which is being masqueraded by the Papacy as the “Jubilee of Jubilees” in 2017 to the unsuspecting world not knowing that Satan is using this occasion to celebrate his continuation as the counterfeit ruler of the world (that is if God will permit it).

                Sin came into the world and God permitted it for a reason. Rather than eliminate sin directly He demonstrated His love to every sinners by granting them the freedom of choice with the hope that they will see the consequences of the works of the enemy of God (in misrepresenting God’s character and His government with lies and deceptions) who is the cause all the problems in the world. God so loved the world that He sent Jesus, Son of God (Jn 3:15), to live with us to reveal His character and government and to teach us how we can overcome sins as all have inherited sinful nature (Rom 3:23) from the fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden by believing in the lies of Satan and making Satan the ruler of this world of darkness. (Gen 3:4-6) 

                (The angels are still withholding the winds of strife until Satan has filled up God’s cup of wrath, the world warned of its coming doom, and the servants of God are sealed in their foreheads. Then God shall bid His angels loose the winds, and there will be a scene of strife such as no pen can picture. . . .  {HP 342.4 "Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence. . . . He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people. Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice" (Psalm 50:3-5). {LDE 239.1}  The Saviour's prophecy concerning the visitation of judgments upon Jerusalem is to have another fulfillment, of which that terrible desolation was but a faint shadow. {LDE 239.2} }

                Here is a brief summary condensed from the amplification by Ellen White of Revelation 18-22 on the victorious end to the great controversy between Satan and Jesus Christ:

                The whole world will be swept into the ranks of this delusion, except those who are kept by the power of God, through faith in His Word. God Interposes as the wicked try to kill God's People. They know that Christ overcome the world when He died for us, and was raised for us and is seated inthe throne in heaven judging the world. At His second coming, He is coming with power and great glory. He is coming with His own glory, and with the glory of the Father. He is coming with all the holy angels with Him. While all the world is plunged in darkness, there will be light in every dwelling of the saints (The living saints are those believers who will survive through the time of Jacobs trouble). They will catch the first light of His second appearing. The righteous dead (first resurrection) will be caught up with the living saints to meet their Lord in the air and taken to heaven - (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18). Satan and his evil angels will be confined to this earth in desolate wilderness for a thousand years.

                During the thousand years between the first and the second resurrection, the judgment of the wicked takes place. At this time the righteous reign as kings and priests unto God. In union with Christ they judge the wicked, comparing their acts with the statute book, the Bible, and deciding every case according to the deeds done in the body. Satan also and evil angels are judged by Christ and His people.

                At the close of the thousand years, Christ again returns to the earth. He is accompanied by the host of the redeemed, and attended by a retinue of angels. As He descends in terrific majesty, He bids the wicked dead arise to receive their doom (second resurrection). The King of kings pronounces sentence upon the rebels against His government, and executes justice upon those who have transgressed His law and oppressed His people. In the judgment, projected like a panoramic view scene after scene passes before them of Adam's temptation and fall, and the successive steps in the great plan of redemption. They all see what they might have been had they cooperated with God instead of opposing Him. The picture cannot be changed. Their cases are forever decided. And the fallen angels, endowed with higher intelligence than man, will realize what they have done in using their powers to lead human beings to choose deception and falsehood. Every man will stand revealed just as he is, either fashioned after the divine similitude or disfigured by the idolatrous sins of selfishness and covetousness. They knew the claims of God, but they refused to comply with the conditions laid down in His Word. By their own choice they were united with demons. They all acknowledged that God’s law was righteous. Fire comes down from God out of heaven. The fire that consumes the wicked purifies the earth. Every trace of the curse is swept away.

                When God finally purifies the earth, it will appear like a boundless lake of fire. As God preserved the ark amid the commotions of the Flood, because it contained eight righteous persons, He will preserve the New Jerusalem, containing the faithful of all ages. . . . Although the whole earth, with the exception of that portion where the city rests, will be wrapped in a sea of liquid fire, yet the city is preserved as was the ark, by a miracle of Almighty power. It stands unharmed amid the devouring elements. – Ellen G. White, The Truth about Angels, {TA 276.2 - 297.1}

                This article is the continuation from the “Marriage Supper Call is Ending” in the “Day Approaching Exhortations Sequel” at http://www.wakeupow.com/152909643 . It will be replaced by the next article and placed under the “Marriage Supper Call is Ending” in WaP3

                Contents

7.6.6  The Second Arm of Spiritualism- 7.6.6.1. Pokemon Go: 7.6.6.1.1 Augmented Reality; 7.6.6.1.2 Japanese Mythology and Animist Religion; 7.6.6.1.3 Digital Demons; 7.6.6.1.4 Immortality of the Soul – Ghost; 7.6.6.1.5 Launch in 15 Asian Countries; 7.6.6.2 The Deadly Wound Rapid Healing; 7.6.6.2.1 Together 2016; 7.6.6.2.2 Key Protestant Agents; 7.6.6.2.3 The Pope’s Agenda for 2017: 7.6.6.2.3.1 Mary’s Apparition Jubilee; 7.6.6.2.3.2 Catholic Charismatics Jubilee; 7.6.6.2.3.3 Joint Celebration of 500-Year Luther’s Protestant Reformation: (7.6.6.2.3.3.1 The Luther Garden; 7.6.6.2.3.3.2 More Steps to Church Unity; 7.6.6.2.3.3.3 The World has Started to Wonder;) 7.6.6.3 The Sword of the Spirit;7.6.6.3.1 Persevering Prayer and Watchfulness

 

                7.6.6  The Second Arm of Spiritualism- Pokemon Go

                (Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnDMnklZWaU (1:35:50) “Spiritualism in Pokemon Go” by Ps Andrew Hendriques, published on Jul 16, 2016. The Pope is orchestratingall  to speak with one voice – with America leading the pack as the image of beast, an American Protestant appointed as Pope spokesman, and   Protestant  hired to speak for pope in Argentina.)

                Satan’s plan is to deceive the whole world. His first deception will also be similar in the last great deception in the closing of earth’s history. The medium was the dazzling serpent speaking to Eve (unnatural that it could speak which is augmented realty).  Satan allowed Eve to remove the barrier that separated humanity from the spirit world. Eve sinned and disobeyed God was the result. And the world was thrown into chaos by partaking and communicating with something that was unnatural (1 Tim 4: 1).

                Satan has long been preparing for his final effort to deceive the world. . . . Little by little he has prepared the way for his masterpiece of deception in the development of Spiritualism. He has not yet reached the full accomplishment of his designs; but it will be reached in the last remnant of time. . . . Except those who are kept by the power of God, through faith in His Word, the whole world will be swept into the ranks of this delusion.—GC 561, 562. {TA 262.2}          

               The Omega of apostasy is also spiritualism, which in its culmination will centre on the issue of worship (by way of the day of worship). The final form has two arms. The first arm was sown into the Protestant churches around the 1960’s in the form of Spiritual Formation (the mystical exercise of Loyola) and Contemplative Prayer in the style of Catholic Trappist monk, Father Thomas Merton as promoted by Pope Francis at his historic speech to the U.S. Joint Congress (see FoC13, http://www.wakeupow.com/159912052, par 1.1 30 Sep’15- 5 Oct’15 Update:).  Having successfully infiltrated the religious community, the next move, the second arm, is to set loose Pokemon Go, the Pocket demon, on the public at large. (see WP2, http://www.wakeupow.com/159912053, par7.2.1.2 Modern Day Spiritualism, par 7.2.1.3 Omega of Apostasy)

                7.6.6.1 Pokemon Go

                Compiled hereunder are information on Pokemon  Go (PG)

                Source Wikipedia: Pokémon Go (stylized Pokémon GO) is a location-based, augmented reality game for mobile devices developed by Niantic for iOS and Android operating systems. It was released in most regions of the world in July 2016. Typically played on mobile phones, players use the device's GPS and camera to capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on the screen as if they were in the same real-world location as the player. The game is free-to-play, although in-app purchases are advertised for additional gameplay items.

                It quickly became one of the most used mobile apps shortly after release and was downloaded by more than 40 million people worldwide. It has been credited with popularizing location-based and augmented reality gaming as well as for promoting physical activity. It also attracted controversy for contributing to car accidents and becoming a public nuisance at some locations, such as the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pok%C3%A9mon_Go

                December 17, 1997, web posted at: 4:15 a.m. EST (0915 GMT):

                TOKYO (CNN) -- The bright flashing lights of a popular TV cartoon became a serious matter Tuesday evening, when they triggered seizures in hundreds of Japanese children.

                In a national survey, the Tokyo fire department found that at least 618 children had suffered convulsions, vomiting, irritated eyes, and other symptoms after watching "Pokemon."

                Japanese television network NHK reported that 111 people were still hospitalized Wednesday morning.- http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/9712/17/video.seizures.update/

                http://metro.co.uk/2015/10/21/this-pokemon-episode-was-banned-because-it-caused-seizures-in-700-japanese-children-5452521/ - This Pokemon episode was banned because it caused seizures in 700 Japanese children , Hanna Flint for Metro.co.uk ,Wednesday 21 Oct 2015 8:40 am

                www.nbcsandiego.com/.../Two-Men-Fall-Down-Cliff-While-Playing-Po...

                Jul 14, 2016 - Two men fell off a cliff in Encinitas while playing 'Pokemon Go' on Wednesday, the Encinitas Fire Department confirmed.- http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Two-Men-Fall-Down-Cliff-While-Playing-Pokemon-Go-386743551.html

                time.com/4400791/pokemon-go-iphone-android-nintendo/How 'Pokémon Go' Took Over the World. Alex Fitzpatrick @alexjamesfitz. July 11, 2016 Updated: July 12, 2016 9:54 AM ET. SHARE ..

                SurveyMonkey Intelligence Blog says P G is now the biggest mobile game in US history – July 13, 2016

                7.6.6.1.1 Augmented Reality

                What does Pokémon Go mean for the next generation of iPhones? Updated by Timothy B. Lee on July 13, 2016, http://www.vox.com/2016/7/13/12161230/pokemon-go-iphone-future

                When you find a Pokémon, the game shows the creature superimposed on your actual surroundings. Move your phone around, and the animated image moves too, making it appear as though the Pokémon is located in the real world.

                This technology of blending the physical world with virtual objects (just as in Eden) is known as augmented reality, and it’s destined to become a huge deal over the next decade.

                https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jul/14/augmented-reality-technology-pokemon-go-phones -  How augmented reality technology erases the human v machine boundary.

                Apps such as Pokémon Go (PG) turn physical space into a game – and as technology has done since the telegraph, we are subtly distributed via these connected tools. (Satan is going to used PG and other such mediums, devices, gadgets to erase the human vs the spirit world boundary.)

                PG will make you crave augmented reality- July 12, The New Yorker. Satan will get people to get acclimated to speaking with monsters. PG is preparing the world to communicate with the loved ones who are dead.

                 The pen of inspiration foretells (over 100 years ago) that: “Satan is going to bring a counterfeit in this last days. He has power to bring before men the appearance of their departed friends. The counterfeit is perfect; the familiar look, the words, the tone, are reproduced with marvelous distinctness. Many are comforted with the assurance that their loved ones are enjoying the bliss of heaven, and without suspicion of danger, they give ear "to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils."  {GC 552.1}   (He is preparing the world for this.)

                “Cares, riches, pleasures, all are used by Satan in playing the game of life for the human soul. The warning is given, "Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world." 1 John 2:15, 16. He who reads the hearts of men as an open book says, "Take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and cares of this life." Luke 21:34. And the apostle Paul by the Holy Spirit writes, "They that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil; which, while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows." 1 Timothy 6:9, 10.”  {COL 55.2} (Satan is playing the game for keeps. Not a game with no eternal consequence. The consequence is damnation- the second death.)

                “There are few who have any just conception of the deceptive power of spiritualism and the danger of coming under its influence. Many tamper with it merely to gratify their curiosity. They have no real faith in it and would be filled with horror at the thought of yielding themselves to the spirits' control. But they venture upon the forbidden ground, and the mighty destroyer exercises his power upon them against their will. Let them once be induced to submit their minds to his direction, and he holds them captive. It is impossible, in their own strength, to break away from the bewitching, alluring spell. Nothing but the power of God, granted in answer to the earnest prayer of faith, can deliver these ensnared souls.”  {GC 558.2} (Satan is all out to take control of your mind through spiritualism so that he can continue to rule in this sinful world under his control. This is the great controversy he started by rebelling against God’s law and government in heaven- according to the Bible.) 

                7.6.6.1.2 Japanese Mythology and Animist Religion

                “If Pokémon Go feels like a religion, that's because it kind of is (unclean spirits are referred to as frogs in Rev 16:13). From its animist origins to its relationship with technology and capitalism, the game has more in common with religion than you might expect “ by Hannah Gould, Tuesday 12 July 2016 05.49 BST at  https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jul/12/pokemon-go-addictive-game-shares-much-with-religious-devotion

                Pokémon owes much of its conception to creator Satoshi Tajiri’s childhood love of bug collecting, but the mythology and animist religious history of Japan also provided rich inspiration. Shintoism, Japan’s oldest religion, teaches that the world is inhabited by thousands of kami, or gods. When made offerings of food and incense, kami bestow good luck in business, studies and health, but when disrespected, they can turn vindictive.

               In many cases, the parallels are clear: the water/ground Pokémon Whiscash bears a strong resemblance to Namazu, a catfish who causes earthquakes in Japanese mythology; meanwhile, grass/dark Pokémon Shiftry is clearly a tengu or goblin. (Together with the slightly more sinister yōkai (monsters), kami inhabit trees, rivers, rocks and other natural phenomenon, including thunder and lightning. Similarly, Pokémon also live in trees, rivers, rocks and the sky. In Pokémon Go, when offered food and incense, Pokémon become your allies, rewarding players with points and special items. (Alternatively, they can run away or resist capture.) (This is paganist rituals. The world is wrapped up in PG and find spirits out in nature. It is spiritualism not just a game. Satan is playing the game of life for every soul.)

                In her 2006 book Millennial Monsters, scholar of contemporary Japan Anne Allison argues that popular culture phenomenon such as Pokémon demonstrate a kind of “techno-animism”, which imbues digital technologies with a spirit or soul.

                This type of animism is embedded in commodity consumerism, where emotive ties between people and things are used to push products. But it is equally a means of fighting the dislocation of modern life by allowing consumers to create meaning, connection and intimacy in their daily routine.

                7.6.6.1.3 Digital Demons

                Are Pokemon monsters really "digital demons"?

                Excerpts from www.computerworld.com.sg/print-article/100549/ -"Pokemon Go and the demon haunted world by Mike Elgan, July 25, 2016)

                Children once were taught to believe in a parallel universe of unseen ghosts, demons, gods and spirits. Today's children will grow up in a world where they won't have to be taught that. They'll see, hear and interact with other beings in a virtual parallel universe.

                Pokémon Go is just the beginning. The children's content industry will go nuts with mixed-reality games, stories and all manner of "invisible friends." Many of these will be location-based.

                As children walk around, they'll see animated characters and virtual beings everywhere (including, inevitably, Ronald McDonald), as long as they're wearing their kid-friendly mixed-reality goggles.

                As kids get older, they'll chat with 3D video avatars of their friends, which will appear in place right in front of them.

                Adults will be attended to by virtual assistants that will take human form, but only we will see those assistants, following us around like ghosts and feeding us useful information all day. Every restaurant, park, building, business and historic point of interest will have virtual scenes and information available to anyone who wants to see and hear it.

                Mixed reality is the future for experiential marketers. Having used up just about every physical surface available to hawk products, advertisers will aggressively populate the nonphysical world with content. You know, like "Jaws 19" marketing in Back to the Future II.

                7.6.6.1.4 Immortality of the Soul - Ghost

                The dead will rise and walk among us (Satan’s first lie in Eden –Gen 3:4,5). The ghost concept is part of a worldview called dualism, which is associated with the French philosopher René Descartes.

                I suspect most living humans intuitively subscribe to dualism (those who reject the truth in God’s word that they shall surely die and deceived into believing Satan’s lie will subscribe to dualism).  The idea is that each person has two parts -- a physical body and a spirit, which is nonphysical. A "ghost" is produced, according to this idea, when the physical body dies and the spirit lingers.

                Dualism requires the attendant belief that living humans have a separable "spirit" or "ghost." And so it will be in the Pokémon-haunted world -- the future of mixed- and augmented-reality. (Satan is covering all grounds for through Eastern meditation, non-dualism is the principle of enlightenment or salvation) (But Solomon, blessed as the wisest king said:  “For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.”-Ecc 9:5  “Then shall the dust* (body) return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.”- Ecc 12:7. *Note: “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”-Gen 2:7)

                Death as explained by Jesus is just a sleep. Lazarus was dead for four days (Jn 11:14, 17) when Jesus resurrected him (Jn 11:43-44). At the second coming of Jesus, the righteous dead will be resurrected and become immortal and rise up to meet Him in mid-air. They are followed by the righteous saints in transformed immortal form and taken to heaven for a thousand years. (1 Cor 15:51-54; Rev 20:6; 1Pet 2:9)

              (Many Christians have the wrong teaching that on death the repentant child of God goes directly to heaven, and the unrepentant goes to hell. But the truth on the lie sown by Satan that the soul is immortal is clearly explained by Ellen G. White as:

                “The doctrine of man's consciousness in death, especially the belief that spirits of the dead return to minister to the living, has prepared the way for modern spiritualism. If the dead are admitted to the presence of God and holy angels, and privileged with knowledge far exceeding what they before possessed, why should they not return to the earth to enlighten and instruct the living? If, as taught by popular theologians, spirits of the dead are hovering about their friends on earth, why should they not be permitted to communicate with them, to warn them against evil, or to comfort them in sorrow? How can those who believe in man's consciousness in death reject what comes to them as divine light communicated by glorified spirits? Here is a channel regarded as sacred, through which Satan works for the accomplishment of his purposes. The fallen angels who do his bidding appear as messengers from the spirit world. While professing to bring the living into communication with the dead, the prince of evil exercises his bewitching influence upon their minds.”  {GC 551.2}) (Satan’s mind game now manifested through entertainment in technology in PG*)  {GC 551.2})

                (*Note: Please watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TFpbLqQIhg –(40:14) “Pokemon Go: More Than Just a Game; Shocking Truth About Pokémon- End Times Prophecy”,  by Stephen Dollins, ex Satanist priest, published on Jul 26, 2016. Learn about the history of the game that began in 1995- (5:29). It started out as a comic book, then into a video game, toys, collectible card games, lately a movie and now I-phone game, Pokemon Go.  (Information from these materials expose its satanic agenda.)

Front cover of Times shows the character of the frog with a spiral (male fertility) (6:12) was originally called Hypno and later Poly World. It is supposed to mesmerize and hypnotize its enemies. Mewtwo (always with a left handed three finger satanic salute- meaning hail Satan (7:14)) represents the creature Satanists pray to inside the spiral circle. Pikachu (8:24) has a tail- symbol of lightning bolt and a Satanic Z.  The Pokemon trading card game  is a collectible card game by Wizards of the Coast, the same company that made the bestselling game “Magic the Gathering”- a heavily occult trading card game (popular in the 1990’s). TSR, Its subsidiary, put out all Dungeons and Dragons material. (9:59- ) (Magic the Gathering is a role playing game (being a part of the occult game played with the mind (mind lose fine line between reality and fantasy) with three or four people with one as the dungeon master laying all the rules. The mind is actually fighting battles  going through mazes and dungeons, fighting wars with evil wizards, dragons, demons, powerful Satanic beings. The game can be played for over years,  as long as your character is not killed - evidences from psychologists and psychiatrists that dungeons and dragons caused many suicide cases because the players have lost touch with reality and actually feel a psychic bond with that character. Death of the character means no longer in the game translates to no more purpose in living.

(13:32) In the Pokemon card game, Magic the Gathering, the card,” Khabal Ghoul” (dead body in the ground and magically summoned back to life)  auctally keeps your character for a certain amount of time. Other magic cards are:  “All Hallow’s Eve” card- showing a demonic black cat, jack-o’-lantern (demonic figure) and full moon. This card is called sorcery (witchcraft through drugs in occultism) has two counters that can be removed during your upkeep. Removing the last counter from this card causes all players to take all creatures from their graveyards and put them directly into play; “Necromancer”- showing spiritual beings risen up out of the grave; “Magician”-man kneeling in front of a flame with hands forming a triangle, full moon behind and hell fires around him.

(17:13) The characters in Pokemon the game which children are identifying with day after day playing this game will actually set the role models with the same kind of values, standards and morals for the players. The pokemon ball actually catch the monster inside of that thing and harness the power in there. Call on that power regenerate itself outside of that ball and praise  God that it turns into a bigger and better monster. In the game there are 150 species of these creatures on earth and these pocket demons inhabit the world with humans and they can evolve and grow into bigger and better creatures. The object of the game is to catch all the creatures to become a pokemon master( meaning no need of parents, authority and church because you can  become a god.)  “Ash Ketchum”, the main character is  “an energetic and determined 10 year old who is a little too competititive and he is obsessed with catching all pokemon and driven to become the world’s foremost Pokemon Master.” There is also the theme rap song that is played over and over as a mantra to enchant the participants to catch them all. His female companion is “Misty,” headstrong and stubborn and constantly arguing with Ash. “Brock” is the most hormonal because his fascination with the opposite sex  gets him or his group in trouble many times. “ Gary” is the pokemon trainer , self centred, obnoxious and vindictive. “Jessy” and “James  are an evil gang looking to steal rare pokemons. They are stuck up, fashion conscious and prone to cross dressing- wear woman’s clothing if you are a woman in a man’s body and vice versa.  The character in this game don’t biblically stand up- not the kind of standards we want in our kids.

(24:30)-The characters in the game also have supernatural abilities and they grow bigger and better through the use of energy. (As discussed earlier, the cartoon movie triggers seizures in hundreds of Japanese children –CNN, Dec 17, 1997. Investigation showed that not one of the 618 children had a history of epilepsy and could not be explained.) (27:56)- Pikachu energised by an energy ball is no longer cute as his satanic tail becomes really erect. The energy ball has symbols of lightning, all seeing eye, clenched fist (symbol of rebellion), fire (witchcraft symbol), green leaf (New Age symbol of earth) and blue water (symbol of energy, and water transforms into wind.) Earth, wind and fire are the three basic elements of all witchcraft. All these symbols and their hidden meaning to those in the know are meant to desensitize children to be used to them, to indoctrinate them to these symbols. This is the devised plan for the battle of children’s minds. Satan wants them really bad for his continuance to rule in this world. Who to serve the antichrist than the youth? The whole object is to catch them when they are young, to put these monsters in their heads, to mess up their dreams and their reality and to break up the family. The signs are obvious. Most children nowadays know and can tell you about these games but are unable to remember what parents tell them or what they learn in school. Parents are responsible to raise their children in the ways of the Lord but not in the ways of these pokemons, or witchcraft which Satan worships. Ignoring the dangers being made known and not taking action is subtly giving in.   

Energy balls represent that pokemons get their power by supernatural occult ability-(33.30)- two cards: Abra and Kadabra (words used in incantations and amulets etc, a magic spell or formula.  Abra card says use it to read minds. It will identify impending danger and teleport the user to safety. The Kadabra character  has a pentagram on its forehead, and SSS (Satan’s Solemn Servant) across its chest- tattoo on a Satanist  breast or inside  wrist or thigh ) It always gives satanic salute on left hand. They are meant to get children desensitized to it and hail Satan  one day with the salute. Carrying these cards like their magic symbols and taught to believe that they can call on these cards at anytime they want to ( real  kid stabbing events (stabbing and attack)  over pokemon cards  reported ( 36:50) . The Pokemon games are designed to attack our children's mind so that they grow up  to serve their master later on like 20 years late, 2016, and also get their children to join in.)

Pokemon is a step to bigger and better things in the occult as pointed out in 1 Cor 6:9-10 - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.))

                When kids get home from school, they'll be able to see a hologram of mom reminding them that they have karate practice that afternoon and that dad will be picking them up at 4 p.m. Which raises a disturbing question: What's the difference between mom's mixed-reality hologram and mom's "spirit"? (Can you discern that this is the work of Satan to deceive he world into joining his kingdom?)

                Augmented reality and mixed reality will usher into our conscious lives thousands of parallel universes sharing the same space that we inhabit as we move around in the physical world.

                Our minds will map this unseen world and we'll carry with us an awareness of the virtual creatures and objects and information that exist at specific locations -- just as Pokémon Go players do now with the existence of Pokémon. (This will be the goal of Satan to have the whole world under his control so that he could continue to rule on the earth forever. But the sure word of Bible prophecy as summarised by Ellen White says: “The prophecies in the book of Revelation, chapters 12 to 18, are being fulfilled. In the eighteenth chapter is recorded the very last call to the churches. This call is now to be given. (We are to be doing this now. The question is are we?) In the nineteenth chapter, the time is pictured when the beast and the false prophet are taken, and cast into a lake of fire. The dragon, who was the instigator of the great rebellion against heaven, is bound, and cast into the bottomless pit for a thousand years. Then follows the resurrection of the wicked and the final destruction of Satan and all the wicked, and the final triumph and reign of Christ in this earth.--Manuscript 75, Sept. 20, 1906, "A Caution Against Heavy Investment in Food Manufacture."  {UL 277.6})   

                “Many will be confronted by the spirits of devils personating beloved relatives or friends and declaring the most dangerous heresies. (Scriptures tell us that: Job 7:9  As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more. Job 7:10  He shall return no more to his house, neither shall his place know him any more. Ecc 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.) These visitants will appeal to our tenderest sympathies and will work miracles to sustain their pretensions. We must be prepared to withstand them with the Bible truth that the dead know not anything ( Ecc 9: 5-6) and that they who thus appear are the spirits of devils.”  {GC 560.1} (PG is preparing the world to communicate with devils. We need to stand with the whole armour of God (Eph 6:12). Rulers -persons that have attributes of Satan fully (pointing to antichrist). Antichrist (papacy) has been an individual or entity since the beginning of sin and will be to the last days (the perpetrator of darkness- error, false doctrines). Papacy and allies were spreading false doctrines and policies since 538 to1798. The papacy received a deadly wound in 1798 in the French Revolution as prophesied in Rev 13:3,14 and Rev 11. God who is in control also raises up the remnant church (Rev 10: 10-11; 12:17; 19:10).

                7.6.6.1.5 Launch in 15 Asian Countries (http://thetechportal.com/2016/08/06/pokemon-go-launches-singapore-available-android-ios-devices/)

                Today (Aug 6, 2016), Pokemon Go makes its foothold stronger in Asia as it launches in 15 countries altogether and, the good news? Singapore is one of them! Such a relief to all the game fanatics! In nutshell, trainers can now officially download it from their Android or iOS devices. (Yes, it is available in both – Play Store and App Store.) The 15 Asian countries are: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau.Coincidently or strategically and intentionally, PG is launched in the hungry ghost month (the seventh Chinese lunar month- Aug 3-31, 2016) of the Buddhists and Taoists. The main festival is on the 15th day (Aug 17) when ghosts and spirits, including those of the deceased ancestors, come out from the realm of heaven and hell to visit loved ones and receive foods and drinks. Activities during the month include preparation of ritualistic food offerings, burning of incense and joss papers and scaled down paper models of worldly objects of wealth.

                The game created by The Pokemon Company, developer Niantic Labs and Japanese gaming company Nintendo has taken the world into a frenzy mode. All around people are playing this game and catching pokemons is the latest trend.

                The game has encouraged people to step out of their houses but it also brought some negative impacts. Criminals are seen exploiting Pokespots to gauge their potential victims, individuals unwillingly trespassing into restricted areas and intruding into privacy of others. Niantic has also updated the game and has added pop-ups in the game warning trainers of the same thing.

                And hence after the launch, the Singapore Police Force urges citizens to place their safety above catch ’em all. In a Facebook post it also wrote,

                The Pokémon GO craze has seen reports of accidents, injuries and even crimes in countries where it has already been launched. The Police would like to advise Pokémon GO players to enjoy the game safely and urge them to:

                - Be aware of your personal safety when out looking for Pokémon. You should play in pairs or as a group to ensure your personal safety.

                - Watch where you are walking, be aware of your surroundings and do not walk out into roads without looking.

                - Do not play the game and drive any vehicle or ride any personal mobility device at the same time. You cannot do both safely.

                - Do not trespass onto restricted areas and private properties. Do not take pictures of restricted areas.

                - Be aware that you are potentially sharing data with others; there could be potential criminals who may seek the opportunity to lure victims to their fake “Pokéstops”.

                - Educate your children to stranger-danger at “Pokéstops”.

                - Never reveal your personal information and watch out for fake apps or cheat tools. Cyber criminals can access your personal data to commit fraud or hack into your phone with viruses and malware.

                The Police urge all players to stay safe at all times in your search to “catch ’em all”. Please do not endanger your life or personal safety.

                In addition to this Republic of Singapore Air Force issued an advisory asking trainers not to trespass into air bases and camps. National water agency PUB also published a Facebook post sharing similar warning.

                7.6.6.2 The Deadly Wound Rapid Healing

                But true to the word of God, the wound will heal and has “the world wondered after the beast” as we see Protestants now laying aside the Sword of the Spirit. There are successive recent events manifesting that the Papacy deadly wound sustained in 1798 from Napoleon (pope imprisoned and his political rule ended) is on the verge of full recovery (having been recuperating since Feb 11, 1929  when Mussolini and Cardinal Gasparri signed the Lateran Concordat restoring the full diplomatic and political power of the papacy in Vatican).

                7.6.6.2.1 Together 2016

               The latest step in healing the wound is in the “Together 2016” where Francis unites Christians, Catholics on National Mall.  “Together 2016” organiser (Nick Hall) meets with Pope to unite Christians, Catholics, on National Mall- Washington, D.C. 16 July, the day for our generation to come together around Jesus in unified prayer, worship and a call for catalytic change to as many as possible who believe Jesus changes everything. (This is using the name of Christ in vain as a ploy to unite with the wrong spirit based on men’s tradition.)

                Over forty leading preachers of various denominations came together and   made this statement:

                1. “The church must again become the conscience of the government (The church will dictate to the nation which is against the US Constitution. 2. Through its national solemn assembly it should clearly and respectfully call political leadership to God’s principles for government (Romans 13:1-7) which means that we cannot be so entrenched within political parties that we are not free to speak truth to power. It also means we must begin speaking with one voice so that the nation might see a unified church and not one that is fractured and scattered by differences in how we practice our faith” In addition, we should prove our worth to society by overwhelming culture with good works (Matthew 5:16). Finally all attempts to remove God from the marketplace ought to be resisted while we simultaneously bring our public officials before the throne of grace in prayer (1Timothy 2:1-3).”  - (http://thegathering2016.com/about/ )

                Ellen White wrote: “Let the principle once be established in the United States that the church may employ or control the power of the state; that religious observances may be enforced by secular laws; in short, that the authority of church and state is to dominate the conscience, and the triumph of Rome in this country is assured. God's word has given warning of the impending danger; let this be unheeded, and the Protestant world will learn what the purposes of Rome really are, only when it is too late to escape the snare.” {GC 581.1} (The counter to the first statement)

                “Ministers who deny the obligation of the divine law will present from the pulpit the duty of yielding obedience to the civil authorities as ordained of God. In legislative halls and courts of justice, commandment keepers will be misrepresented and condemned. A false coloring will be given to their words; the worst construction will be put upon their motives.”  {GC 592.1})  . (They (the beast and the image of the beast) will both speak with one voice to kill those who will not worship the beast- Rev 13:15 specifically in America and then the rest of the world. Just before the mark of the beast is enforced, just before the close of human probation, Satan’s agents will be gathering the whole world to war against God’s faithful people- Rev 16:13-14)

                Another gathering then followed, the World Youth Day on July 28, 2016 in Poland where aVatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, says Polish church officials estimated that upward of 500,000 young people from around the globe joined in a pep rally led by Pope Francis in a Krakow meadow, in southern Poland. (Satan is gathering all the youths of the world if parents are not providing spiritual guidance in their homes. This is to counter Jesus’ promise that He will pour out His spirit  upon all flesh, the young  shall prophesy and the old shall have dreams and visions – Joel 2:28)

                7.6.6.2.2 Key Protestant Agents

                The other recent signs of healing are:

                VATICAN CITY –  Pope Francis on Monday named a former Fox TV correspondent, Greg Burke, as his spokesman (the first time a US citizen entrusted with pope’s leading communication team) and tapped a Spanish woman to be the deputy, the first time a woman has held the post.- http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/07/11/former-fox-news-journalist-named-vatican-spokesman.html  ( Is the wound almost healed?)

                Pope taps Protestant friend to carry his voice in Argentina (Crux- July 12, 2016 ( Frogs come out of the mouth of Dragon, various religions uniting with one voice- deadly wound is almost healed.13:15-16  - ROME- In an attempt to ensure that his messages arrive in his home country as they were intended, without any filter or spin, Pope Francis has authorized an Argentine version of L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican’s newspaper. And to get the job done, the maverick pontiff has once again made an “outside the box” choice, turning to a Protestant theologian and long time friend named Marcelo Figueroa.- https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2016/07/12/pope-taps-protestant-friend-carry-voice-argentina/  (Apostate Protestants have laid aside the sword of the true Spirit, and taken that of the unclean spirit)

                (The Roman Catholic Church, with all its ramifications throughout the world, forms one vast organization under the control, and designed to serve the interests, of the papal see. Its millions of communicants, in every country on the globe, are instructed to hold themselves as bound in allegiance to the pope. Whatever their nationality or their government, they are to regard the authority of the church as above all other. Though they may take the oath pledging their loyalty to the state, yet back of this lies the vow of obedience to Rome, absolving them from every pledge inimical to her interests.  {GC 580.2}  History testifies of her artful and persistent efforts to insinuate herself into the affairs of nations; and having gained a foothold, to further her own aims, even at the ruin of princes and people.)

                The majority of SDA in America (NAD) has laid aside the true sword. NAD street activity (secular method rather than Christ’s method) in reaction to violence against the American- African – SDA marches and protest against ethnic  group  (July 11 NAD 1000 SDA in Washington D.C. metro area walked to Martin Luther Jr Memorial , red shirts,  gathering to pray and listen to leaders,  Alex Bryant- secretary, etc. (This may spark violence– devil using racism for people to fight against one another. (There are other examples mentioned in the sermons: In the 1970’s the then president of SDA said  “the anti-popery  among conservative Protestant denominations in the early part of this century and the latter part of the last has now been consigned to the historical trash heap so far as the SDA is concerned.”;  In the Sabbath School Net lesson guide, Oct 1 2015: “We do not know what 666 mean.”- Ps Marcos Torres; Elder Ted Wilson) reply to “What is the mark of the beast?” – “The mark of the beast would be the worship of God on any other day than that particular day because that is a sign of God’s authority.”- ASI Live panel discussion, August 9, 2014 (Sadly,this does not specifically say the Sunday worship is the mark of the beast.)

                7.6.6.2.3 The Pope’s Agenda for 2017 (Triple Jubilees)

                The year 2017 is a great year for the Papacy with the celebration of three Jubilees: 1. the 100- year anniversary of Mary’s apparition; 2. the Jubilee of the Catholic Charisma in 1967; 3. 500-Year Joint Celebration of Reconciliation with Lutherans (end of Protestant Reformation started by Martin Luther) and also the Jubilee of Catholic and Lutheran Dialogue.  

                All these declared jubilees by the Pope are not in accordance to the true purpose of the jubilee based on the Sabbath year (Lev 25:6-7) specified by Moses in Lev 25:8-18 (the very fabric of Hebrew society, how justice and mercy worked together (social justice) in favour of the less fortunate in society). The year of jubilee came on the fiftieth year, after seven Sabbath years. Property that was sold was restored to the original owner; debts were forgiven; and prisoners and slaves were set free (Lev 25:10). Jubilee was an equalizer of society, a reboot to give everyone an opportunity to begin anew. It was a “safeguard . . . against the extremes of either wealth or want.”- {MH 184.3}       

                The Jewish Jubilee Year was in 2015, last year. However, the Pope only need to declare a jubilee year, in the same fashion and authority vested in the Vicar of Christ on earth, as declaring an indulgence as "a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven, which the faithful Christian who is duly disposed gains under certain prescribed conditions through the action of the Church which, as the minister of redemption, dispenses and applies with authority the treasury of the satisfactions of Christ and the saints". (This is blasphemy which the Pharisees accused Jesus for forgiving the sins of the paralytic (Mat 9:2; Luk 5:20) – “And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?”- Luk 5:21.) 

                By the way, 2016 is also proclaimed the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy from Dec 8, 2015 (Feast of Immaculate Conception) to Nov 20, 2016 (Feast of Christ the King) as a period of prayer by the Roman Catholic Church, a period for remission of sins and universal pardon with the doors of the church opened for the whole period. Pope Francis says he has entrusted the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to Mary, Mother of Mercy. Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a human never a divine person that the Roman Catholic Church proclaims to be the Mother of Mercy. Christ is the only One by whom we can be forgiven and saved (Act 4:12).

                (In Pope Francis’ document for the Year of Mercy, he writes, “Mercy is the very foundation of the Church’s life. All of her (Mary as head of the Church, instead of Christ) pastoral activity should be caught up in the tenderness she makes present to believers; nothing in her preaching and in her witness to the world can be lacking in mercy.”- http://www.holyrosarycathedral.org/jubilee-year-mercy-dec-8-2015-nov-20-2016/ )

                7.6.6.2.3.1Mary’s Apparition Jubilee    

                (http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-francis-planning-to-visit-fatima-in-2017-local-bishop-announces-98590/ )

                Fatima, Portugal, Apr 30, 2015 / 11:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In 2017, Pope Francis plans to travel to Fatima, said Bishop António Augusto dos Santos Marto of Leiria-Fátima in a statement after meeting with the Holy Father.

                The occasion for the visit would be the 100-year anniversary of Mary’s appearing to three shepherd children at Fatima. In apparition, Mary appeared to three girls, The third secret of Fatima was written by the last of the three girls who saw Mary.  

                President of Portugal invites the Pope to the centennial of apparitions of Fatima ,2016-03-17. (http://www.romereports.com/2016/03/17/pope-meets-with-president-of-portugal-and-invites-him-to-the-centennial-of-apparitions-of-fatima )

                Pope Francis held a meeting with the new president of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, where they conversed in Spanish. The president invited Pope Francis to the centenary of the Marian apparitions at the Shrine of Fatima.

                According to the Vatican, issues such as the respect for human life and the importance of the family were discussed. Portugal passed a less restrictive abortion law and has just given the green light to the adoption by homosexual couples. (This received the approval of the pope which is counter to God’s institution of marriage and God’s law.)

                http://www.angelusnews.com/articles/fatima-visionary-predicted-final-battle-would-be-over-marriage-family  - Mexico City, Mexico, Jul 8, 2016 / 03:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).

                Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima, died in 2005. But before her death, she predicted that the final battle between Christ and Satan would be over marriage and the family. So says Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, who reports that the visionary sent him a letter with this prediction when he was Archbishop of Bologna, Italy… Cardinal Caffarra explained that Saint John Paul II had commissioned him to plan and establish the Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. At the beginning of this work, the cardinal wrote a letter to Sister Lucia of Fatima through her bishop, since he could not do it directly… In that letter (from her) we find written: ‘The final battle between the Lord and the kingdom of Satan will be about Marriage and the Family.’ Don't be afraid, she added, because whoever works for the sanctity of Marriage and the Family will always be fought against and opposed in every way, because this is the decisive issue.

                Then she concluded: ‘nevertheless, Our Lady has already crushed his head’ (a blatant lie in the reversal of the victor - see Gen 3:15).  Cardinal Caffarra added that “speaking again with John Paul II, you could feel that the family was the core, since it has to do with the supporting pillar of creation, the truth of the relationship between man and woman, between the generations. If the foundational pillar is damaged, the entire building collapses and we're seeing this now, because we are right at this point and we know it.”

               According to the word of God, “He (Moses) referred them to the blessed days of Eden when God pronounced all things "very good." Then marriage and the Sabbath had their origin, twin institutions for the glory of God in the benefit of humanity. Then, as the Creator joined the hands of the holy pair in wedlock, saying, A man shall "leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one," He enunciated the law of marriage for all the children of Adam to the close of time. That which the eternal Father Himself had pronounced good was the law of highest blessing and development for man.”  {AH 340.4}  (Marriage is under attack because of the LGBT movement, same sex marriage. The next attack is God’s Sabbath worship- the mark of the beast crisis) Satan tells his evil allies the last battle is over marriage. But Bible Prophecy says it will lead to the last issue which is over worship and the Sabbath. This mark of the beast will be enforced and all of us will be tested very quickly. There will be no second opportunity.  In 2015, US enforced by law same sex marriage attacking the first twin. The same state can also readily (and ground work prepared) enact a false day of worship (Sunday- the final attack on God’s law).

                The majority of SDA in America (NAD) has laid aside the true sword. NAD street activity ( secular method rather than Christ’s method) in reaction to violence against the American- African – SDA marches and protest against ethnic  group  (July 11 NAD 1000 SDA in Washington D.C. metro area walked to Martin Luther Jr Memorial , red shirts,  gathering to pray and listen to leaders,  Alex Bryant- secretary, etc. (This may spark violence– devil using racism for people to fight against one another. (There are other examples mentioned in the sermons: In the 1970’s the then president of SDA  said  “the anti-popery  among conservative Protestant denominations in the early part of this century and the latter part of the last has now been consigned to the historical trash heap so far as the SDA is concerned.”;  In the Sabbath School Net lesson guide, Oct 1 2015: “We do not know what 666 mean.”- Ps Marcos Torres; Elder Ted Wilson) reply to “What is the mark of the beast?” – “The mark of the beast would be the worship of God on any other day than that particular day because that is a sign of God’s authority.”- ASI Live panel discussion, August 9, 2014 (This does not specifically say the Sunday worship is the mark of the beast.)

                7.6.6.2.3.2Catholic Charismatics Jubilee

                Event in St Peter's Square will mark 50th anniversary of Catholic Charismatic movement                  (http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2014/06/03/pope-invites-catholic-charismatics-to-celebration-at-vatican-in-2017/comment-page-1/ )

                Pope Francis invited the crowd, which included charismatics from 55 countries, to come to St Peter’s Square for Pentecost in 2017 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movement. The Catholic Charismatic movement traces its origins to a retreat held in 1967 with students and staff from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.(Speaking in tongue which cannot be understood by any listener is the false miracle from the devil and is not given by the Holy Spirit.)

                “I expected all of you, Charismatics from around the world, to celebrate your Great Jubilee with the Pope at Pentecost 2017 in St Peter’s Square,” the Pope said.

                7.6.6.2.3.3Joint Celebration of 500-Year Luther’s Protestant Reformation

                2017: Catholics and Protestants to Commemorate Reformation Anniversary by Christian Hjortland -(http://www.empowermissions.org/2017-catholics-and-protestants-to-commemorate-reformation-anniversary/ )

                Wittenberg is getting prepared by remodelling and gardening. It looks like a big happening will take place. Posters are found in the whole city centre. “Luther 2017, 500 years of Reformation.”

                The rumours say that Pope Francis will come to Wittenberg during this celebration. Why would the Pope visit Wittenberg – the start and centre of reformation, where Martin Luther in 1517 put up the 95 thesis?

                The highest representative of German Protestantism: Nikolaus Schneider, Chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) met personally with Pope Francis to invite him to the anniversary. During this meeting, the Pope “underlined how important it is for him that we, as churches, walk together on the path of testifying the faith in this world.” Schneider said that the conversations with the Pope and the Vatican, contributed to build trust. (1)

                Francis has not yet made the decision public whether he has accepted or not. (We know that the Pope was instrumental in this joint celebration. The reconciliation process started years ago between Catholics and Protestant Christians since Vatican Council II (1962-1965))

                The confirmation is given by the Vatican on Monday, Jan 26, 2016. “The Holy See Press Office today announced that His Holiness Francis intends to participate in a joint ceremony of the Catholic Church and the World Lutheran Federation to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, scheduled to take place in Lund, Sweden on Monday 31 October 2016,” reported Vatican Information Service.

                The pope will travel to Lund Cathedral, seat of the bishop of Lund of the Lutheran Church of Sweden, and jointly lead a “common worship service” with Lutheran World Federation President Bishop Munib Younan and General Secretary Martin Junge. “While kicking off a year of events to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it will also highlight the important ecumenical developments that have taken place during the past 50 years of dialogue between Catholics and Lutherans,” Vatican Radio reports.

                It was during the 1540’s, a Counter-Reformation started by the Catholic Church under Ignatius Loyola (founder, Society of Jesuits) in response to the Protestant Reformation. But the last decades are proving things have drastically changed. (It could end with the end of Protestantism after the joint celebration. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj4vdYZuW4E –“What’s coming in 2017” by  Prof Walter Veith. )

                “One could almost say that the Catholic Church has set out from the path of the Counter-Reformation onto that of the Co-Reformation.” says Gerhard Feige to Luther2017.de. He is a Catholic ecumenical officer Bishop, in Magdeburg, Germany.

                7.6.6.2.3.3.1The Luther Garden – A global ecumenical network

                The exciting preparation in Wittenberg is the “Luther Garden”, arranged by the Lutheran World Foundation and United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany. Trees are being planted here. The goal is to have 500 trees – one for each year of reformation. Guess which tree is number one, found in the Luther Rose formation, in the middle of the park? – The Catholic Church! Following we find the Orthodox Church, the Anglican Communion, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, and the World Methodist Council as number five.

                7.6.6.2.3.3.2 More Steps to Church Unity

                In 2014 at a Charismatic Evangelical Leadership Conference hosted by Kenneth Copeland, Tony Palmer, an Anglican bishop said: “The protest is over”, and encouraged to unity with the Catholic Church. The audience of many charismatic Christian leaders seemed to embrace this message.

                While some Protestant Churches have stopped protesting, what does the Catholic Church say? On their website, vatican.va, there is an article called From Conflict to Communion, written together with Lutherans, talking about how they successfully shall unite.(4)

                The Catholic Church and Lutheran Church signed a Joint declaration on the doctrine of justification, in 1999, and this is an attempt to narrow the theological divide between the two faiths. (5) It is important to note that Luther did not only discover justification by faith, as the discussion seems to be about – there were 95 Thesis.

                “The awareness is dawning on Lutherans and Catholics that the struggle of the sixteenth century is over. The reasons for mutually condemning each other’s faith have fallen by the wayside. Thus, Lutherans and Catholics identify five imperatives as they commemorate 2017 together.”

                “In October 31, 2017, we must confess openly that we have been guilty before Christ of damaging the unity of the church. This commemorative year presents us with two challenges: the purification and healing of memories, and the restoration of Christian unity in accordance with the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ (Eph 4:4–6).”

                They also invite all Christians to study this report open-mindedly and critically, and to come along “the way to a deeper communion of all Christians.” (4)(Watch Prof Walter Veith at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URvT2_Cji0M ( from 44:30 mins onwards) providing his analysis of “From Conflict to Communion” which all Protestants are asked to read.)

                It is clear that 2017 marks an interesting year for the Catholic Church. First of all the Catholics will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. (It is actually the celebration of Papacy triumph in ending the Protestant Reformation.) Secondly, it marks fifty years of Lutheran–Roman Catholic dialogue. (4)

                7.6.6.2.3.3.3The World has Started to Wonder

                Luther and many other reformers embraced the idea that the Papacy is the antichrist. Many protestant denominations used to believe this. If you ask Christians today who the antichrist is, there is generally no clear meaning about it. The characteristics of antichrist found in the Bible, only fit one kingdom: The Papacy. (See Daniel 7 and Revelation 13). However, there are still sincere believers in this system, that live up to the light they have. We are not talking about people, but about the system.

                As prophesied in Revelation 13:3, the deadly wound is getting healed. The healing of a wound takes time, but it is sure on a good way to restoration, and the world has started to wonder “after the beast”. Since Pope Francis was elected, he quickly got acknowledged internationally. In media, we find headlines such as : “Can Pope Francis heal the deep divisions in Christianity?” “Francis continues to take the world by storm.” “Pope Francis is only leader respected enough to end today’s wars.”…Who like unto the beast? Who is able to make war with him?” (Revelation 13:4) Pope Francis has taken a role as peace advocate in many conflicts: Between Jews and Muslims, USA and Cuba, and the harassments done by ISIS.

                The message of the book of Revelation for us all is: Choose who you want to belong to. One group will be faithful to the beast, a false system of worship. The other group will be faithful to God and will keep all His commandments. There are hard times ahead if you want to be on God’s side. Standing up for God will lead to great persecution. Let us watch, pray and work, as we behold Christ our Redeemer.

                Another headline in media recently has been: “Pope calls for end to fundamentalism.”, and that with good reasons of course. But soon, God’s people will be the ones looked upon as the fundamentalists and rebellions, because they refuse to worship the beast and his image. Following, a death penalty will threaten this group.

                Barack Obama called Pope Francis “A moral leader in word and deed”, followed by an interesting acknowledgment, as Time Magazine listed world’s most influential people of the year. (7)

                If we forget to protest, we forget our message. We are called to “protest” by sharing the three angels messages (Revelation 14), lifting up Christ and the Truth. God will have His people in false systems, until we do our job to call them out. Ekklesia, a Greek word used in the Bible for Church, means called out. 8 God wants to call out His people, into His kingdom. He has chosen us, His Church, to call them out. This has to be done with a Christ-centered, Biblical message, and lives transformed by the righteousness of Christ.(9)

                “The Roman Church now presents a fair front to the world, covering with apologies her record of horrible cruelties. She has clothed herself in Christ-like garments; but she is unchanged. Every principle of the papacy that existed in past ages exists today. The doctrines devised in the darkest ages are still held. Let none deceive themselves. The papacy that Protestants are now so ready to honour is the same that ruled the world in the days of the Reformation, when men of God stood up, at the peril of their lives, to expose her iniquity. She possesses the same pride and arrogant assumption that lorded it over kings and princes, and claimed the prerogatives of God. Her spirit is no less cruel and despotic now than when she crushed out human liberty and slew the saints of the Most High. {GC 571.1}

                Let’s not sleep, friends, but rather see the reality and take responsibility to deliver the message of the everlasting gospel.

                Do you want to be faithful to God? Is it your wish to wake up and speak up? The world needs to hear God’s last message. Will you deliver it? Jesus is coming soon.

                Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj4vdYZuW4E(1:51:00)“What’s Coming In 2017?- Crete to Malta (Updated) Part 4 “ by Prof Walter Veith, published Dec 9, 2015.

                7.6.6.3 The Sword of the Spirit

                Everyone will be forced into slavery, free or bond, rich or poor, small or great.  Before God sends the plagues in these last days, the mark of the beast becomes a reality. We must have on the full armour of God. In particularly the sword of the Spirit (Jn 16:7,8; Heb 4:12) will show us individually how to get ready for the judgment (Christ’s remedy did not lie in merely human and external measures. To be efficient, the cure must reach men individually, and must regenerate the heart.  {DA 509.3}) There is an individual work for each one to do. The relations between God and each soul are as distinct and full as though there were not another soul upon earth to share the watchful care of our heavenly Father, not another soul for whom he gave his beloved Son. This is the intensity of the love of God for every creature He has created. He only wants us to learn to love Him in return.)

                7.6.6.3.1 Persevering Prayer and Watchfulness

                Jesus said to Peter, “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: “But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren”.-Luk 22:31-32.      

                “And he said unto him (proudly in self-righteousness), Lord, I am ready (for the last day) to go with thee, both into prison, and to death. “And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, before that thou shalt thrice deny that thou knowest me.”- Luk 22:33-44) Peter’s denial, though serious and symptomatic of a low level of faith, did not mean he had ceased to believe in God. His denial was so contrary to his former state spiritual state that that he would need to return to return to Christ (just like us at times.))  

                “And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip (bag for food), and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.”-Luk 22:35 ( Message- we won’t be able to buy or sell in the time of trouble, mark of the beast crisis (Rev 13:17). “Human laws will be made so stringent that men and women will not dare to observe the seventh-day Sabbath. For fear of wanting food and clothing, they will join with the world in transgressing God's law. The earth will be wholly under my dominion."  {Mar 162.4}  The Sabbath will be the great test of loyalty, for it is the point of truth especially controverted. When the final test shall be brought to bear upon men, then the line of distinction will be drawn between those who serve God and those who serve Him not.  {Mar 162.5} “The season of distress and anguish before us will require a faith that can endure weariness, delay, and hunger--a faith that will not faint though severely tried.” {CC 369.4} We all need to have a personal experience with Christ. Jesus allows trials so that we may prove Him now as it will be too late in the time of trouble and our faith will fail.) 

                “Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.”- Luk 22:36.  (The sword is the word of God, not a physical sword. The garments we are to sell is our own righteousness and buy the sword of the Holy Spirit. In order to cover our nakedness we are to buy without money the robe of righteousness of Christ (Rev 3:18).) “For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things concerning me have an end.(Isa 53:12) (Jesus is telling them that the prophesy of Isa 53:1-12  will be fulfilled). “And they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, It is enough (It is because the physical sword will not be needed. Jesus could pray to the Father for twelve legions of angels). “And he came out, and went, as he was wont, to the mount of Olives; and his disciples also followed him.”- Luk 22:37-39.  “And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation. “And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and prayed, “Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me (this cup we all who follow Jesus must also drink): nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done. “And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him. “And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground. “And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow, “And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.”- Luk 22:40-46. 

                Jesus has given us his name, above every name. "Whatsoever ye shall ask in my name," says Christ, "that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask anything in my name, I will do it. If ye love me, keep my commandments." "I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you." "Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full." "At that day ye shall ask in my name; and I say not unto you that I will pray the Father for you; for the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God." We have a string of precious pearls in the promises, if we will but comply with the conditions. But to pray in the name of Jesus is something more than a mere mention of that name at the beginning and ending of a prayer. It is to pray in the mind and Spirit of Jesus, while we work his works, believe his promises, and rely on his matchless grace.  {ST, August 21, 1884 par. 13}

                Even Peter, John and James, the three disciples closest to Jesus were asleep in Jesus hour of crisis. This must make us to be truly aware of the need to be connected (personal time) with Jesus through daily Bible study and prayer. As individual we are in spiritual trouble. We don’t see our spiritual need. We don’t have the spiritual purse (the faith of Jesus), the spiritual scrip, the sword of the Holy Spirit. Christ tells us to go sell our garments and buy from Him the Spiritual Sword. He is praying for us and is providing everything that we need for His grace is sufficient for all of us.

                No one can know the exact time of the end but we should be able to discern the close of probation is very near based on the current events that we have discussed. (See WaP2, www.wakeupow.com/15992053 , par 7.5.5.2 Last Day Events Guidelines). The Pope and all those who aligned with him and look to him as the moral and religious leader of the world that can solve the world’s problems and bring peace and safety are looking forward to the celebration in the Triple/Quadruple Jubilees in 2017, climaxing on October 31, 2017 with the final 500-Year Luther’s Protestant Reformation Jubilee. What is awaiting the world then is certain as prophesied by John in Rev 13,16,18-22.

                 7.6.6.3.2 Steadfast unto the End

                While exalting the "sure word of prophecy" as a safe guide in times of peril, the apostle (Peter) solemnly warned the church against the torch of false prophecy, which would be uplifted by "false teachers," who would privily bring in "damnable heresies, even denying the Lord." These false teachers, arising in the church and accounted true by many of their brethren in the faith, the apostle compared to "wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved forever." "The latter end is worse with them," he declared, "than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them."  {AA 535.1} 

                Looking down through the ages to the close of time, Peter was inspired to outline conditions that would exist in the world just prior to the second coming of Christ. "There shall come in the last days scoffers," he wrote, "walking after their own lusts, and saying, Where is the promise of His coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation." But "when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them." 1 Thessalonians 5:3. (This is essentially what the Pope is now promising that he can deliver as the head of the one world religion/government.)  Not all, however, would be ensnared by the enemy's devices. As the end of all things earthly should approach, there would be faithful ones able to discern the signs of the times. While a large number of professing believers would deny their faith by their works, there would be a remnant who would endure to the end.  {AA 535.2} 

                Peter kept alive in his heart the hope of Christ's return, and he assured the church of the certain fulfillment of the Saviour's promise, "If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto Myself." John 14:3. To the tried and faithful ones the coming might seem long delayed, but the apostle assured them: "The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.  {AA 536.1} 

                "Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.  {AA 536.2} 

                "Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of Him in peace, without spot, and blameless. And account that the long-suffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you. . . . Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own steadfastness. But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ."  {AA 536.3} 

                God does not mean that any of us shall become hermits or monks, and retire from the world to devote ourselves to acts of worship. The life must be like Christ's life,--between the mountain and the multitude. He who does nothing but pray will soon cease to pray, or his prayers will become a formal routine. When men take themselves out of social life, away from the sphere of Christian duty and cross-bearing; when they cease to work earnestly for the Master, who worked earnestly for them, they lose the subject matter of prayer, and have no incentive to devotion. Their prayers become personal and selfish. They cannot pray in regard to the wants of humanity or the upbuilding of Christ's kingdom, pleading for strength wherewith to work.  {ST, August 21, 1884 par. 14} 

                Let us maintain the habit of close intercourse with God. Let us lay all parts of our lives open before him in gratitude for his long forbearance, penitence for sin, and earnest faith in the promises. The prayer of Jesus just before his crucifixion should be intensely interesting to us; let us read it, and enter into its spirit.

Posted on August 7, 2016 for Singapore  51st National Day – reviewed Aug 12 by God’s grace (the laptop repaired itself which mysteriously was unable to have server connection since  Aug 9.)  More comments added, especially the recommended sermon below, on Aug 16.

                Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxXVcnLtcbs (1:42:13) – “Muslims, Catholics, SDAs partake Eucharist; Pope: Fundamentalists murder w/ tongue; Clinton, Trump & Jesuits,” by Ps Andrew Hendriques, published on Aug 6, 2016. This sermon is the last but vital part of the armour of God (Eph 6:18). Learn how to pray a prayer of faith that saves.

                Key subjects at the specified video location:

1. (0:0-  )- Efficacy of prayer and supplication in war ( Eph 6:10,12, 18; Phi 4:5; 1 Ki 8:44 ) (Recent news-as steps to marshal law (6:20; 6:56: 7:05; 7:16; 7:47; 8:06; 8:42 – action needed to get ready, time for prayer and supplication, aggressive evangelism: Luk 21:20,21)-(10:45- Pope says “World is at war, but it’s not a religious conflict” – July 27, 2016 (a deception, Rev 12:7-9, 17; Isa 14:12-14; Mat 4:9)). The end game (12:26)- churches and religions are uniting, nations are not uniting, to fight against ISIS terrorist. In the end churches and nations will unite to fight against God’s people. Persecution is coming to them. Gen16:11,12) (13:14)- Ismael persecuted Isaac. (Radical Islam will bring about the union of religion and nations who will then turn against God’s people.- Mat 24:8.9,7) – (15:31)-Pope: In this world at war, we need fraternity”-Aug 3, 2016.  World meeting of families ends with appeal to ‘minize our difference- Sep 26, 2015 ( 16:03) - 1 Ki 8:37-39 (famine (economic crisis), pestilence (Florida shudders at Sika spread- Aug 5, 2016 (18:46; 19:14)- Zika is man-made – GC, 589 (20:24-21: 10)  Soon, Civil and Religious liberties  will be repudiated (Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has signed into law legislation on so-called “missionary activity”, further restricting the public expression of freedom of religion and belief, including in the media and online. The amendment – which has been rapidly introduced – caused widespread protests, but was signed on 6 July and the signing was made public at Moscow lunchtime on 7 July. It was published on the presidential website that day and comes into force on 20 July).- Dan 6:10,11 –God preserved him and sent Angels (Dan 6:22)

2. (26:04) - Pope denies that Islam is violent (every religion has violent people (fundamentalists (those who preach the everlasting gospel – 27:52)- murdering with tongue and with knife- so the  need to limit freedom of speech), Jul 31, 2016.  ( 27:56)- Note: Most of God’s faithful people are in the Catholic Church. But they cannot remain there. They have to be called out into God’s remnant movement by the three angels’ messages, Rev 14:6-12. They will then preach the present truth. That is why they must be restricted in their freedom of speech- Pope: freedom of expression has limits- one cannot insult the faith of others, Jan 16, 2015 (29:04; 29:28). Jesus said, “Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. Mat 10:34.  (30:25)- Hillary Clinton says “let us use the government (lay aside religion) for the common good.”- Feb 25, 2016 (these words represent Roman Catholic teaching).  Tim Kane, her running mate, is Jesuit trained (30:53). ”It takes a Village” by Hillary asserts that parents give up parental rights over children- (31:56). This is in line with “Pope to Congress: Cooperate for ‘the common good’- (32:36), “Pope promotes human dignity and the common good in address to Congress’, Sep 24, 2015 –( 32:45) U.S. Senator, Bob Casey sums up, “ He has taken a Roman Catholic principle and made it an element of government strategy”-Sep 26, 2016 ( 33:08) ( Historically in the 1880’s America imposed Sunday law with persecution was for the common good.)

3. (33:59) All Roads lead to Rome (Democrat or Republicam) – “Hillary Clinton: ‘Deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs.. have to be changed’”(34:02)(erosion of civil and religious liberty). “Why Trump keeps focusing on the ‘Johnson Amendment’(loss of tax exempt status for religious bodies with political participation) - Jul 22, 2016 (35:20) Trump wants to protect free speech for all Americans- Churches then will dictate to civil leaders in order to be voted into office. Mike Paine, Trump’s running mate, is also Jesuit trained. Prophecies are being fulfilled and time is at hand. We need to wake up and take note of current events. “When the leading churches of the United States, uniting upon such points of doctrine as are held by them in common, shall influence the state to enforce their decrees and to sustain their institutions, then Protestant America will have formed an image of the Roman hierarchy, and the infliction of civil penalties upon dissenters will inevitably result.” {GC, 445}. (Rev 13:13, 14)

4. Religion of Mary- (40:00) - “Muslims attend Catholic Mass across France in powerful show of unity”- Jul 31, 2016- Banner-“ Love for all, Hate for none.” They learn about the Eucharist as the body of Christ and the wine as the blood of Christ. And that the Pope and the priest have power to create God. “Pope: Mary is “the stairway God took to descend and draw near to us.”-(41:42), Jul 28, 2016 (because Catholics revere Mary and Muslims also revere her (Fatima).) Pope falls over during Mass  at Poland’s holiest site- (42:29)Pope: “I fell because I forgot there was step at altar’s edge”- Aug 1, 2016 (He fall providentially because he took the wrong step -Mary’s step. He must step on Christ’s ladder to heaven.) Some apostate SDA are calling the Eucharist, the Lord’s Supper- Ministry, SDA magazine, “ It is unthinkable to celebrate the Lord’s Supper, also called Communion or Eucharist (body of Christ), without reference to Jesus”- Ekkhardt Mueller, 2004/04 (44:07) .

5. Day of Rest (46:35) - “ No time off for day of rest, Sunday shoppers”- Jul 29, 2016- a call for the return of Sundays laws (prohibited activities pronounced in 1911) for persecution of law breakers with fines. (What is coming is going to be worse- Bible says we are going to be forced  into keeping Sunday, discard Sabbath, cannot buy or sell, put into prisons- Rev 13:15-17)- “Pope blames global economy, not Islam, for terrorism”, Jul 31, 2016- (50:21) Pope’s solution (51:07) - Laudato Si’237 – On Sunday, our participation in the Eucharist has special importance. Sunday, like the Jewish Sabbath, is meant to be a day which heals our relationships with God, with ourselves, with others and with the world.. The law od weekly rest forbade the work on the seventh day ( Ex 23:12). .. And so the day of rest (Sunday), centred on the Eucharist, sheds its light on the whole week, and motivates us to greater concern for nature and the poor.- (Pope’s solution to Global warming and financial economic crisis.) The event is so close and we don’t have much time to waste. Therefore we need to have a strong consistent prayer life like Daniel. The problem is the majority do not know what prayer and supplication means and how to pray the prayer of faith. We are thus so weak spiritually.

6. (52:20- ) Prayer- Do we feel our weakness, unprepared and unfit for the end-time crisis and to meet the second coming of Christ? (Zec 12:8- Christ promise that the feeble will be like David) To meet Goliath David had to put up the whole armour of God, not King Saul’s armour. Goliath challenge to David was to worship him if David lose - a spiritual battle as well. God will fight our battle and “destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.”- Zec 12:9 “And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications:”- Zec 12:10. Therefore, “Ask, then; ask, and ye shall receive. Ask for humility, wisdom, courage, increase of faith. To every sincere prayer an answer will come. It may not come just as you desire, or at the time you look for it; but it will come in the way and at the time that will best meet your need. The prayers you offer in loneliness, in weariness, in trial, God answers, not always according to your expectations, but always for your good.”{GW 258.3} (Supplicate means to make a request. Supplication means to beg. Prayer and supplication means pleading to God in earnest and believed that the request will be supplied. Prayer with doubt is not the seventh part of God’s armour. We must not lose hope as the prayer in accordance to God’s will come. We go to Christ believing that He understands us as He has gone through the trials from Satan- Heb 5: 7)

6.1 Overcoming thought of suicide (1:06:18) Andrew’s personal experience by opening the Bible to Satan’s second temptation to Jesus-Mat 4:6 (“cast thyself down” from the pinnacle of the temple (commit suicide by jumping down).)Then he understood that Jesus had this experience also and He is able to keep us from falling (Jud 1:24) We don’t have to succumb to our sentiment but to bring the temptation to Christ. The thought came back, he stumbled, but he remembered the formula that God gave him. Christ Knows what we are going through.- Heb 5:7-9 (When Jesus prayed  He believed that God was able to save Him and supply all of my need according to His riches in glory. Jesus character was perfected through prayer and supplication. We must master the science of prayer and supplication. He is the author and finisher of our faith.(Heb 12:2))

6.2 Key that Unlocks all Doors (1:12:06): “The darkness of the evil one encloses those who neglect to pray. The whispered temptations of the enemy entice them to sin; and it is all because they do not make use of the privileges that God has given them in the divine appointment of prayer. Why should the sons and daughters of God be reluctant to pray, when prayer is the key in the hand of faith to unlock heaven's storehouse, where are treasured the boundless resources of Omnipotence (all power)? Without unceasing prayer and diligent watching we are in danger of growing careless and of deviating from the right path. The adversary seeks continually to obstruct the way to the mercy seat, that we may not by earnest supplication and faith obtain grace and power to resist temptation.”  {SC 94.2}  

6.3 “The prayer of Faith shall save the sick” (Ja 5:15) (1:14:09). (The word save means to be delivered, preserved, protect, salvation). “Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” - Rom 10:17. Therefore we must pray in God’s word..

6.4 Pray the Bible (1:16:06) - Whenever we are in a crisis, pray with the Bible (when without the Bible, pray from memory verses.)This method will make your prayer life richer and more substantive. For your inner crisis, find a word that summarises your feelings (Guilt, fear, guidance (guide) and search the Concordance. E.g. “save”- saved, saving, saves, - find verses primarily in the Psalms, Proverbs, Isaiah, (sometimes Ecclesiastes), then the four Gospels.  This will enrich your communion and your spiritual life. Psa 55:16  As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.- pray with eyes open and focus on the word,  “Now I am calling, help me now to believe you can save me from…itemize- I need salvation, deliverance from.. and all your burdens upon Him.” Psa 55:17 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice. Psa 55:18 He hath delivered (already done) my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me (all of Israel).- All these promises we can claim. If you are satisfied, do not re-pray the problems (sign of doubt). Go instead to other psalms.

Psa 69:1 Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul (pray-I am drowning because of..). Psa 69:2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. Psa 69:3  I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.-(save me from this experience, God). Mat 8:24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. (Many similarly feel Jesus is asleep and not hearing our prayer).  Mat 8:25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish (put yourself in that shoe). This can be family prayer. We also need to hear Him speak to us  Mat 8:26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? (reply saying my faith is so weak strengthen my faith so I may believe).Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. Mat 8:27  But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! (The disciples made the request, but what saves is the prayer of faith. Faith will save. It is strengthened by reading the word of God,)

Psa 145:14  The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down. Psa 145:15 The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season. Psa 145:16 Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing. Psa 145:18 The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. Psa 145:19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them (those who call upon Him in truth).- “Dear God, I have confessed and meet the condition.  I feel I am falling. Your word says you can uphold me. Help me to believe you.  You have already given me strength.” Put this into practice. Mat 14:30 But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. Mat 14:31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? Mat 14:32 And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. Mat 14:33 Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God- (the words that Christ put in the mind of Peter- thou of little faith in replying to him and immediately He saves him.  God will always answer in His own time  not to my expectation but always for our good. To get a true Christian experience, go to the Bible along with your experience with prayers of faith.

Psa 42:1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. Psa 42:2  My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? Psa 42:3  My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? Psa 42:4 When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. Psa 42:5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance. (When they were praising God why are they cast down? People are going to Church on God’s holy day, Sabbath. Some are rejoicing but other are inmelancholy. What we must do? Hope in God who is the help of my countenance, who is the health (physically and spiritually) of my countenance, and my God- Ps 42:11 Heb 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. We need to put this into practice , to taste that that the Lord is true and good and get a new experience. This is one of the practical way from Ps. Andrew Hendriques.  (Aug 16, 2016)

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12.09 | 16:40

The article actually points out that “in 2000 García Márquez denied being the author of the poem,” La Marioneta," the work of a Mexican ventriloquis.”

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08.08 | 08:26

This poem is not written by Gabriel Garcia http://hoaxes.org/marquez.html

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02.04 | 11:30

Happy Sabbath! I am blessed by this deeper study of the Sanctuary. Thank you for sharing. May God continually bless you..

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13.09 | 18:41
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