Friday, May 15, 2009

Brace Yourselves

As we all have heard by now, Obama will be meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, next week. All early reports is that it isn't going to be a, "how can we help each other" type of meeting. Obama is expected to press Israel into some sort of bogus agreement to try and strong arm Israel into doing something that it shouldn't. As we have already said, if the U.S. starts turning on Israel....we all need to brace ourselves as citizens of the U.S. because we will be inserting ourselves in God's domain.

Fully believing that humans are capable of solving all things, check out what Senator Mitchell believes;
President Obama's special envoy to the Middle East, former Senator George Mitchell, says conflicts are created by human beings and can also be resolved by human beings.

If Senator Mitchell happened to be in our adult ed class, we might all remind him of Ephesians 6, that tells us our battle (conflict) is not against flesh and blood but against the evil forces in the heavenlies...that would be Satan.

Man's pride simply seems to know no bounds. We will just NEVER matter how many times we keep repeating the same mistakes...all the way back to the tower of Babel, when men first believed they could be God.

You can read it here what the "experts" have to say about peace in the middle east and how man might accomplish it;

What is tragic is to think back to how President Washington, Lincoln, Truman and other presidents who presided over difficult times, always deferred to God to help guide this country. We obviously have not been perfect...but at least these leaders understood who holds the earth in His hands.

This administration seems to believe that man is going to solve it all....from global warming, to financial meltdowns, wars, nuclear bombs, famines, etc... And the more we look inward for man's power....the more we are going to be withdrawn from God's will.

Brace yourselves. It's certain to be a wild ride.


As we have talked about in the past, the U.S. has totally relied on borrowing money from China, Japan, Arab countries, etc.... In essence, we have borrowed ourselves rich. This would be no different than you or me going out and using our credit cards to buy new trucks, furniture and houses and then inviting all our friends over to show off all our new stuff so they can believe we are doing "really well". Then, to keep the charade going, we just keep taking out cash advances on new credit cards to make the payments on the existing ones. That works really well as long as someone keeps offering us new credit cards so we have access to new cash. But what if that source of new credit were to one day just vanish? We already know the answer to that....the whole house of cards would come down... and it would unravel very fast.

It's interesting that the U.S. government had a bond auction last week...but it had to be postponed as there was not enough interest....which means no one showed up.

Also, we talked about it in class last year, but if the U.S. loses it's credit rating and we have to start paying 10% interest to the world instead of the 5% interest that we are currently paying....we will be "unsustainable" about 200% faster than we currently are.

Now today, we read these words from our Harvard-educated, Commander in Chief;
“We can’t keep on just borrowing from China,” Obama said at a town-hall meeting in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, outside Albuquerque. “We have to pay interest on that debt, and that means we are mortgaging our children’s future with more and more debt.”
Holders of U.S. debt will eventually “get tired” of buying it, causing interest rates on everything from auto loans to home mortgages to increase, Obama said. “It will have a dampening effect on our economy.”

Read full article here;

For obvious reasons, Mr. Obama chose the word "dampening". If, in fact, no country chose to lend us money any more....the correct phrase would be, "collapsing effect on our economy." Let's face it....the charade would be over and the end of this great country would "come like a flood".

Thank God that He has this whole situation firmly in his hands. If he didn't, it would be very hard to watch all this and not be brutally depressed.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Obama Warns Netanyahu

OK....this headline doesn't look good from the very start. With the enemies of Israel gathering all around her threatening a new holocaust....our president is going to start wagging a finger at the leader of Israel and telling Netanyahu what Israel can and can not do when it comes to their survival. "I will bless those who bless you and curse those who curse you," says God to the Israelites.

Here is the full headline from Haaretz;
Obama warns Netanyahu: Don't surprise me with Iran strike

Obviously the rumors continue to build regarding a major war breaking out in the middle east. The Western world for sure does not want a war (no one does) because it could cripple our already sluggish economy by sending gasoline prices back up to $4-$6 per gallon. So for selfish reasons, we want Israel to continue to sit under the growing threat of nuclear destruction as Iran inches closer to having a nuclear bomb.

Furthermore, Obama wants the chance to fly to Iran and have tea with Ahmadinejad so he can charm him into admitting the holocaust really did happen and that his eschatological beliefs about the 12th Imam's soon return to earth as a result of global really just a myth. Good luck Obama!! You are going to play right into what Iran wants and continue to make this world a more dangerous and explosive place as you continue to send mixed, unclear messages about where the U.S. stands....and who we stand with.

Read full article here;

Please continue to pray for Israel, the peace of Jerusalem and for President Obama that he will lead this country in a way that will be God honoring. I fear that unless God intervenes supernaturally...this country might already be past the point of no return....where God says, "ENOUGH". Even so...come Lord Jesus.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Where is Our Social Security?

Let's remember back to a time in the 1930's when Social Security was put on the books. Life expectancy was about 67 years, people were having 4 kids per couple and the program was supposed to be part of a 3-legged stool consisting of corporate pension, personal savings and social security.

Now let's look at today. Life expectancy is closer to 85, people are having 2 kids and very few retirees have ANY pension and little (if any) personal savings. With that information alone, anyone with a shred of common sense can see that the math simply doesn't work for this program to continue. Also what is the morality of this program where one generation is insisting on taking money from a system they know is the expense of the upcoming generations? Yet when anyone tries to bring this up to AARP, they are almost instantly tarred and feathered.

So for the past 30 years we have chosen to ignore the pending crisis of Social Security and Medicare....but now we won't be able to ignore it anymore. The reality in the headlines today simply can't be ignored;
US Medicare funding under threat

The US social security and Medicare system, which provide pensions and health care for older people,are set to run out of money sooner than expected.
New estimates show that the Medicare trust fund, which pays for hospital care, will run out of money by 2017, and is already running at a deficit.

Read full article here;

Will all of our "blessings" that God has provided for this great country simply disappear like a flash? Is there precedent in the bible about what happens to countries and people who forget to give thanks to their Creator from whom all blessings flow? Anyone who has read the OT knows the this is a rhetorical question.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

How Insolvent Is the U.S.?

Most of us remember the movie, The Wizard of Oz. At the end of the movie we see that Dorothy pulls a curtain away to reveal the truth about the Great Wizard....he is actually a short guy with a microphone and lots of special effects. In the movie, that short guy went to lots of effort to make sure that that secret stayed hidden....afterall, that secret it what held the Land of Oz together.

Now fast forward to the reality of today. We know that something large went on last year in the financial industry and it started with the unraveling of insurance giant, AIG. I don't need to remind you of the continuing calamity that is still with us. And what is the answer that our government has come up with to solve this massive credit debacle....print more money and borrow more money until we all feel better! WE MUST KEEP THE ILLUSION GOING OR THE LAND OF OZ WILL BE REVEALED AS A HOAX!

The idea that America is already run over by immorality, greed and insolvency is, quite honestly, more than most of us can comprehend. The question of the day might be, "How could this all have happened so quickly?" Personally, I think the bible has an answer for that and it's when Jesus said, "The end will come like a flood".

I will post a video link below from an interview that Bill Moyers did last month with a college finance professor named William Black. This interview aired on PBS....but did any other media outlet pick it up and further investigate his claims?? No. Which leads me to believe we are on to something really large here. It is a massive coverup that runs all the way to the top of the Presidency. It is a global Ponzi scheme that will make Bernie Madoff look like child's play. While I don't agree with everything Mr Black says, the fact that he is claiming the Obama and Timothy Geitner are continuing this coverup should have made EVERY news show for the last six weeks.

Take a half hour and watch this video;

So where is our confidence supposed to be?....with man made things that are clearly passing away before our very eyes?....or with eternal things set up and away where moth and rust will never destroy.

Pope In Israel

Most have heard by now that the Pope is in Jerusalem. It was on the news last night with video of the pope placing a prayer in a crack of the Western Wailing Wall. Today the radio news played a clip of the pope saying the world needs to be on guard against the growing anti-semitism. And now it appears that, within hours of him making the anti-semistism speech, the pope has walked out of a meeting when a muslim sheikh made anti-semitic remarks.

A leading Palestinian cleric commandeered an evening devoted to interfaith dialogue with Pope Benedict XVI on Monday to rant against Israel for "killing Gaza's children," "bulldozing Palestinian homes" and "destroying mosques."

He also called for the immediate return of all Palestinian refugees, and called on Christians and Muslims to unite against Israel.

Following the diatribe and before the meeting was officially over, the pope exited the premises. However, he shook Tamimi's hand before walking out.

Read full article here;

Boy, it sure sounds like that was a great "interfaith dialogue"! When will this insane world realize that you can't have dialogue with another party that wants to destroy you. Again, people....look at the history, look at the map and realize what a teeny-tiny-itsy-bitsy piece of land that the Jews have. It is totally illogical that the world is going to put pressure on Israel to carve out more land for the Arabs in their midst. And when there is a lack of logic....there must be something supernatural pushing along an agenda. What else explains why the world is so obsessed with this tiny peice of land??

"I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that sends all the surrounding peoples reeling." Zechariah 12:2

Monday, May 11, 2009

Israel Today-Tomorrow The West

Many of you have probably heard or read Mark Steyn who is a conservative commentator. We posted an article of his below which highlites the growing anti-semitism around the world. We know history has a way of repeating itself and we know that the bible says 2/3 of the Jews will be killed during the Tribulation. Certainly this trend is forshadowing of that coming event.

Hat tip to Barb for this article.