End of the age

Newsletter 138 1st Quarter 2021

“Behold I am coming as a thief. Blessed is he who watches and keeps his garments unsoiled, lest he walked naked and they see his shame.” Revelation 16: 15

Both the call to watch and Jesus coming as a thief are reminders of coming judgment (Luke 21: 36. 1 Thessalonians 5: 2 – 11). In Christ our sins are washed away. We are clean. If we fall back into the ways of the world our garments become soiled. The church at Sardis was warned that those with soiled garments would have their names blotted out of the Book of Life (Revelation 3: 5). Many sense that we are heading rapidly into the final years of this age. Therefore it is more necessary than ever that we keep watch and avoid soiling our garments. Pray that the Lord will give all of us understanding of the times and alert us to the many dangers. We are warned that there will be many false prophets who will try to divert us from the way of life.

The corona virus is being used to condition us to accept that there will be a ‘new normal’. The world is not going to return to how it was in 2019. Great changes are in prospect. It has been called ‘The Great Reset’. For decades globalist have dreamed of building a new world order. Covid-19 is providing an opportunity to fulfil those dreams.

In this issue of Trumpet Sounds we look at the history of how real power moved away from governments into the hands of a secretive elite. Then we will look at what is planned under the heading of ‘The Great Reset’.

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Newsletter 116 Summer 2015

“But the end of all things is at hand therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers”. 1 Peter 4: 7. Peter wrote these words nearly 2000 years ago and yet the end has not come. Today Christians are likely to respond using Peter’s words in his second letter, “Where is the promise of His coming?” 2 Peter 3: 4. Within the Christian church many now scoff at those who teach on the Second Coming. To focus on the return of Christ is seen as a distraction.

It is in this context that, prayerfully, I believe the time has come to write the following article on the Fall of Babylon. It is a warning of things that are soon to come about. Within the article there is a challenge, do we love what God hates? When these things come to pass will we respond in fear or will we rejoice? Are we in love with the world or do we set our hope on the heavenly city? In that respect the article on the last page is a challenge to us all.

In this edition

The fall of Babylon

The Reign of Christ on Earth

the Iran Nuclear Agreement

EU moots new international formula to boost Middle East peace

The Coptic Christian Martyrs

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Signs of the end of the age 6 – Apostasy

“Let no one in any way deceive you, for it (the day of the Lord) will not come unless the apostasy comes first”, 2 Thessalonians 2: 3.

The Thessalonian Church had been disturbed by a message or letter falsely claiming to have come from Paul. It made out that the gathering of the believers to be with Christ had already taken place. The Thessalonian’s faith had been shaken by the report that they had been left behind. To assure the church that such teaching was nonsense Paul describes two events that will precede the day when our Lord comes for His own. One is the revealing of the man of sin. The other is a falling away from the truth. Continue reading