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Father, there are so many voices, so many ideas, so many thoughts. Help me to hear only your voice, to understand your thoughts, to let your ideas become my own. Thank you.
From these lies came the practice of communicating with the dead, from that came communication with any unknown entity.
The Effect Of Miracles
One significant binding event in the future will be miraculous occurrences.
Some people say that they would believe in God if only they could see some spectacular miracle. Well, miracles prove nothing because not all miraculous events come from God.
The Bible clearly indicates that signs and wonders and miracles will accompany the believers in the end as they did while Christ was with us during his public ministry.
However, the Bible is equally clear that the forces of evil will also attest to their claims by the use of miracles. So convincing will these be "that if it were possible it would fool the very elect" The beast power in Revelation uses great miraculous heavenly signs to get the whole world to acknowledge their spiritual supremacy and to "wonder after the beast".
The gospels themselves state that Satan will be transformed "into an angel of light" and that he will attempt to fake the Second Coming of Christ. Unfortunately for him he is not omnipresent. So Paul warns us that if someone has to tell us that Christ has come so that we have to go here or there to see him, do not believe it.
While miracles may cause a rise in the "interest" meter for voyeuristic reasons, eventually they mean nothing as far as obedience to God and truth are concerned.
People overwhelmingly disobey God while in the presence of astounding miraculous events.
They always returned to what was "right in their own eyes", or their immediate needs. And since the forces of evil
can also perform some miracles, these miracles are not a test that the people performing these signs are from God.
The fact of the matter is, that Israel worshipped a golden calf while God was present on Mt. Sinai, while the pillar of cloud and fire was with them daily, while manna miraculously fell from heaven every day and all this happened three months after they saw the waters of the Red Sea part on their behalf.
The people in the time of the days of Noah did not turn to God after they saw the animals miraculously and inexplicably walk to the ark.
Christ was crucified days after he raised Lazarus from the dead and just 5 days after the people wanted to crown him king!
Miracles are not a test of truth. They only show someone who is either more powerful or more knowledgeable than you are.
Miracles are not the ultimate evidence for God's claims because people eventually follow their own lusts - no matter what powerful evidence exists.
The Paranormal And The Occult
For all engaged in the occult, a miraculous deception is simple for this group. Already, they are willing to talk to the unknown, allow their bodies and minds to be possessed and to take any message as truth from anyone except "church people". This behavior only reinforces their moral background that everything is relative, truth is what I want and there is no authority outside of me. There is also the belief that whatever is out there is wiser and trustworthy if it is not the Christian God.
Aliens From Outer Space
Often people dismiss stories of alien sightings with derision. It usually cannot be verified, and appears to happen to some fool or two out in the middle of nowhere. They are usually never visible in places where the vast majority can see. Even when a respectable person like former president Jimmy Carter, or a trusted news anchor give their testimonials the underlying reaction is one of skepticism. But privately more than half of the population believes in this and that is all that is needed. If you believe, you will accept them when you see them for yourself. If you do not believe, something equivalent to a paradigm shift in you understanding of reality will occur and you are basically vulnerable.
Are they secret Military Aircraft, are the witnesses unreliable, are they really beings from another planet?
Or could they be forces of Evil getting ready for the overwhelming delusion.
The forces of evil are preparing us for an extraterrestrial visit from the gods. Whatever it is, everyone will become an instant convert to their messages the moment they visit us openly.
Heaven's Gate Cult. this group mixed science fiction with Christianity and came to the conclusion that the 1997 Comet Hale-Bopp had a space ship travelling behind it and that it was ready to take those enlightened humans who were ready to give up their earthly vessel (body). In May of 1997, 39 people committed suicide thinking that their souls will be transported to the alien ships.
Mass Sightings. These significant sightings are difficult to ignore because they were witnessed in large metropolitan areas and were captured by news reporters.
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Out of Body and Near Death Experiences
This phenomena has been gaining widespread attention in the past few years. Increasing numbers of people are describing "dying" and leaving their bodies in an out of body experience. They are able to see their body and those around them, then they travel down a long tunnel which has a bright light at the end. In this state they may see a bright figure who tells them it is not their time, or they may see a dead relative. The curious thing is that all of them believe that they have eternal life and that they do not feel the need to be converted or to accept Jesus Christ or turn to any God. It's the same message, you are immortal, you have no need to change, everything will be alright.
The Bible says there is no knowledge of you in the grave. This is a grand delusion to exploit a natural biochemical phenomenon or to provide an avenue into the occult.
|As usual they offer answers to questions for which we want clarity. With this comes a moral framework of our own making. Everything goes. But I see a pattern of slavery and control, people unable to make decisions about simple things in their life.|
Another class of behavior God condemns is astrology. People consulting the creation rather than the creator. From a logical standpoint it makes no sense, that the date on which you are born determines your future. If that were the case twins would have identical experiences and so would every one else born under the same 'sign' especially those born on your birthday.
God put the planets in place for seasons, to mark time and to use as signs.
For many years this was the benign window into the occult. For years respectable news papers have been printing horoscopes. Psychics and other occult practitioners use these tools to determine the future. These call their abilities 'gifts' from god and call themselves prophets. While God in turn condemns them.
They offer us life on our own terms, morals of our own making, the chance to manipulate our world and change our lives.
Morality is a buffet table. Come choose what you like!
To women dispossessed of power, it offers them a structure within which they can take control.
But does God approve?
Many secret societies exist in which secret rituals are carried out. Some societies are political and others are religious. Some of the most powerful, influence politics worldwide and many leaders join them - probably because of their power and influence.
While many people track secret societies and speculate about who are the members, I tend to not concern myself with keeping track of this information. I cannot verify secret memberships. In addition, may people probably join because they see these groups as people of power and influence, not servants of Satan. So I tend to only concern myself with the activities of the three most powerful groups and trends mentioned by prophecy because every other group will submit to them.
The New Age comes to Church
|If you do not like the rules - change them. Who is this God anyway? I make the rules, I control my own destiny, I am the master of my fate.|
A new movement has started to take over the church emphasizing personal revelation over doctrine.
Either through advocating experience over doctrine or tradition over doctrine.
I believe it got its inroads into the church through television and the music industry. Desperate to attract young people and to appear trendy to the world, Christians are using their gifts to attract the world. The argument used to be that they would attract the world to God. Instead they are leading our children to the world.
Catholicism calls herself the "mother" church. The church is responsible for several significant changes in the doctrines and their basic world view is also troubling. Let us take a look at some of these views and doctrines and recent events that I believe are prophetically significant.
The Role of the Pope
The pope is seen as the supreme leader of the entire Christian Church, even if the rest of Christianity doesn't recognize it. In fact he is the leader of spiritual matters over the entire world - even if other religions do not recognize that yet. He has the divine right to lead nations, chastise rulers, wage war against heresy and use the state to complete its goals. He is superior to the state.
He is infallible when he speaks about doctrine. He cannot be questioned. He answers to no human, only to God. He can forgive sins and withhold forgiveness. He can grant tokens of release from purgatory.
He is god on earth.
The church believes that it has the absolute right to rule and should be the only one to determine spiritual affairs (actually only the Pope should) and that it is also the best one to rule in political matters because of the Pope's unique relationship to God. Therefore, the notion of church and state separation is pure blasphemy in their eyes. The church has the right to rule from God and it demands the right to do so from national leaders.
Praying to the Saints
The thought of praying to someone other that our Father God is astonishing, but the reasons given for this is so revolting it makes me weep for God and his reputation. This picture of an angry, revengeful God who does not want to be near us, who only tolerates requests on our behalf through special human beings, is certainly not the picture of God that Jesus Christ came to demonstrate to us.
The rosary is a string of beads that the Catholic Church uses during prayer. The reverence shown to Mary is obvious in the fact that in each decade of beads on the rosary -for every 10 prayers said to Mary only 1 is said to God.
This is a corruption of the tithing principle. We give back to God one tenth of what he gives us for our personal and physical use. But God requires 100% of the things that belong exclusively to Him. See a more detailed explanation of the rosary.
The Role Of The Virgin Mary
The worship of Mary, today acclaimed as an infallible dogma, was once condemned by the same 'infallible' Church as a deadly sin. Starting in the year 600, the church has made prayers to the virgin, queen of heaven a dogma.
She has been called Mother of God, Queen of Heaven, Refuge of Sinners, Gate of Heaven, Mother of Mercies, Ark of the Covenant, and Spouse of the Holy Ghost.
As we honor God by capitalizing words that refer to Him like (He, Him, His), some honor Mary in the same way by capitalizing pronouns such as (she and her).
A well-known publication, entitled The Glories of Mary, by of Alphonsus Liguori, now a canonized saint of the Church of Rome canonized in 1839 . It has been authoritatively declared by the Church of Rome that all the writings of Alphonsus Liguori contain "not one word worthy of censure".
We shall be heard more quickly if we call on her holy name that we should if we called on the name of Jesus our Saviour.
The Glories of Mary
by Alphonsus de Liguori
Even Christ owes a debt of Gratitude to Mary
"Nothing resists your power, because the Creator of all honours you as his mother, making your glory his own. Mary owes her Son an infinite gratitude for choosing her for his mother; but it is not less true to say that Jesus Christ has contracted a species of obligation towards her for the human existence he received from her, and in recompense for this benefit he honours her by hearing her prayers."
She Is A Savior And Mediator
"The way of salvation is open to none otherwise than through Mary." In his book The Glories of Mary, Alphonsus de Liguori writes concerning Mary:
[...] she is truly made a mediatrix of peace between sinners and God.
Sinners receive pardon by [...] Mary alone.
[...] We shall be heard more quickly if we call on her holy name than we should if we called on the name of Jesus our Saviour.
[...] The holy Church commands a worship peculiar to Mary.
[...] Mary is called the Gate of Heaven because no one can enter that blessed kingdom without passing through her.
[...] The way of salvation is open to none otherwise than through Mary.
|Five Dogmas of Mary|
|1||431 Council of Ephesus - Mary is the mother of God (Theotokos )|
|2||Perpetual Virginity, the eternal Spouse of the Holy Spirit and the New |
|3||1854, Pope Pius IX : Immaculate Conception, Mary was preserved from the stain of original sin from the moment of Her conception|
|4||1950 Assumption - she participated in her Son's resurrection by being raised up into heaven both body and soul after her death.|
|5||1997 petition to be officially defined. Our Mother The Lady of All Nations: Coredemptrix, Mediatrix, and Advocate.|
God Obeys her Commands
Rome exalts Mary to such a degree that it holds that "all things, even God, obey the commands of Mary". Rome considers Mary to be a far more powerful mediator than the Lord Jesus Christ:
"Sometimes we shall be heard sooner by invoking the intercession of Mary than by praying to Jesus our Saviour" (page 209).
"I am fine, if my Redeemer cast me off on account of my sins, I will throw myself at the feet of His mother, Mary, and will remain prostrate before her, until she obtains my pardon" (page 183).
Rome exalts Mary to such a degree that it holds that "all things, even God, obey the commands of Mary" (page 265).
Christ The angry Judge, Mary The protector
The Lord Jesus is entirely ignored as the Advocate of - and Intercessor for - His people, these titles and offices being given to Mary.
Christ is represented as an angry Judge from whom Mary saves sinners; thus she is called "the only advocate of sinners" (page 190f.), and we are told (page 282) that
"her Son, the Judge of the world, cannot bring Himself to condemn the criminals whom she defends", and that (page 193) "when God is angry with a sinner whom Mary takes under her protection, she restrains her Son, that He may not inflict chastisement, and saves the sinner".
Salvation Through Mary
"Most holy Virgin, take us under your protection, for we have no other hope of salvation than through thee." (Page 257)
In Mary, then, the Romanists place all their hope. For they say (page 252) that "he who is protected by Mary is saved; he who is not protected by her is lost".
Thus Romanism is Marianism, and Rome teaches the same today. Even the Mass has been converted into Mary worship by the addition of prayers to her, and the prominence given to them. Pope Leo XIII outstripped his predecessors in this regard and was thus fittingly styled the 'Pope of the Rosary'. The Rosary consists of 166 beads, on which are recited one Creed, 15 Pater nosters and 150 Hail Mary's. Its recitation was said by Leo XIII to be "the most powerful and most pleasing" manner of "honouring" Mary. Every Pope today still issues an encyclical on "The Devotion of the Rosary", in which he preaches Mary-worship.
Again, the following idolatrous language is addressed to Mary by the same author:
"Nothing resists your power, because the Creator of all honours you as his mother, making your glory his own. Mary owes her Son an infinite gratitude for choosing her for his mother; but it is not less true to say that Jesus Christ has contracted a species of obligation towards her for the human existence he received from her, and in recompense for this benefit he honours her by hearing her prayers."
The same writer adopts the following blasphemous address to Mary:
"O great Queen, it is by you the miserable are saved; and because their salvation is your work, they shall form your crown in heaven."
Mary the Intercessor
"It is the opinion of many, and I hold the opinion to be true and indubitable, that all God's graces are dispensed through the hands of Mary, and that all the elect are brought to salvation through the divine mother. In conformity with this opinion, it may be said that the salvation of all depends on preaching devotion to Mary, and confidence in her intercession."
Mariolatry - Worship of the Virgin Mary
The dogma of the immaculate conception.
she was preserved from original sin at the first moment of her existence and, as well, that 'Mary was free from personal sin and moral imperfection throughout her life'
Other official or authorized works of the Catholic church such as the book Ten Series of Meditations on the Mystery of the Rosary by John Ferraro and The Glories of Mary by Alphonsus de Liguori describe the following roles for her:
Are we obligated to Jesus for His passions? -- so we are indebted to Mary for her participation in His passions. She gave birth to Jesus with joy; she gave birth to us, brothers of Jesus, in anguish and sorrow.
No one will be saved nor obtain mercy except through You, O' heavenly lady. Remember this well, no one will enter heaven without passing through Mary as one would pass through a door. O' Mary, our salvation is in your hands.
To be devoted to you, O' Mary, is a weapon of salvation which God gave to those whom He positively wants to save.
Mary is the ark of salvation built by God on the deluge of our faults so that whoever desires may enter and be saved
No one can acquire an intimate union with Jesus and a perfect fidelity to the Holy Spirit without being greatly united with Mary.
Whoever is enamored of Mary, attaches his soul to a steadfast anchor that will draw him to the port of happiness.
It is important to be devoted to Mary as it is to enter heaven, because no one can enter Paradise who is not devoted to Mary.
In reward for humility, God gave to Mary the power of filling with blessed souls the thrones left empty by the rebellious angels.
Mary is secretary of the King of Heaven. It is she who writes in the Book of Life the names of the predestined, and signs them with the emblem of God. She herself is the Book of Life from which God will read the names of the elect on the day of judgment.
She is queen of apostles because she formed them and directed them in their preaching. Mary is Queen of Apostles because by herself she routed all the heresies. Mary is Queen of Apostles because she is mother of grace and channel of mercy. She is Queen of Apostles because in her every hope is life and virtue. She is Queen of Apostles because she is conqueror of the Infernal Dragon.
The Virgin Mary Apparitions
|Our Lady of the Snows||Italy||John of Rome and wife||352|
|Our Lady of Walsingham||England||Richeldis de Faverches||1061|
|Our Lady of the Rosary||Spain||Dominic de Guzman||1208|
|Our Lady of Sorrows||Italy||Seven noblemen||1233|
|Our Lady of Mount Carmel||England||Simon Stock||1251|
|Our Lady of Guadalupe||Mexico||Juan Diego||1531|
|Our Lady of Mercy||Italy||Antonio Botta||1536|
|Agreda||Spain||St. Mary of Agreda||1600s|
|Our Lady of Czestochowa||Poland||Painting of Mary||1655|
|Our Lady of Lavang||Vietnam||A number of parishioners||1698|
|Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal||Rue Du Bac, France||Catherine Laboure||1830|
|Our Lady of Victories||France||Father Genettes||1836|
|Blangy||France||Sister Justine Bisqueyburu||1840|
|Our Lady of La Salette||France|| Maximin Geraud |
|Our Lady of Lourdes||France||Bernadette Soubirous||1858|
|Our Lady of Hope||France||Six children||1871|
|Gietrzwald||Poland||Justyna Szafrynska, Barbara Samulowska||1877|
|Our Lady of Knock||Ireland||Fourteen or 15 witnesses||1879|
|Rome||Italy||Pope Leo XIII||1884|
|.:||Poland||St. Maximilian Kolbe||1904|
|Our Lady of Fatima||Portugal||Lucia dos Santos her cousins, Francisco and Jacinta||1917|
|San Giovanni||Italy||Padre Pio||1918|
|Our Lady of Beauraing||Belgium||Gilberte Voisin and 4 other children (Degeimbre)||1932|
|Our Lady of Banneux||Belgium||Mariette Beco||1933|
|Secretary of Divine Mercy||Poland||Blessed Faustina (Saint Faustina in 2000)||1937|
|Our Lady of Akita||Japan||Sister Agnes Sasagawa||1973|
|Cuapa||Nicaragua||Edward Bernardo Martinez||1980|
|Litmanova||Slovakia||Ivetka Korcakova and Katka Ceselkova||1990-1995|
There have been many others reported, some have been disapproved of by the church while the others are waiting validation based on an ongoing church investigation.
But this is the frequency with which they are being reported.
This does not include images of Mary in office buildings or on rose petals or tea leaves or bleeding hosts or bleeding icons or bleeding bread. These are based on peoples accounts of direct visitations by 'Mary'.
The Visions Of Fatima
The Fatima visions of 1917 are important in understanding the phenomena that reportedly occurred and current Catholic expectations.
The Catholic church believes that in these times God is calling Mary to bring us back to Him. One of the pivotal events leading to this expectation are the 1917 apparitions of Mary in Fatima, Portugal.
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"Do you wish to offer yourselves to God, to endure all the sufferings that He may please to send you, as an act of reparation for the sins by which He is offended and to ask for the conversion of sinners?"
Six successive visions occurred on the thirteenth of each month starting from May 13, 1917 to October 13, 1917
at a place called the Cova da Iria. Our Lady of Fatima, as she is now called, promised a miracle on October 13 so that the world might believe.
The apparition promised a seventh and last appearance. This has not yet happened.
On the June 13 appearance, it stated "I want you to come here on the thirteenth day of the coming month and to recite five decades of the Rosary every day." She prophesied the death of Jacinta and Francisco but said Lucia would have to remain to help establish in the world devotion to Her Immaculate Heart.
On September 13 vision she said "Continue to say the Rosary to bring about the end of the War. In October Our Lord will come also, and Our Lady of Sorrows and Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and Saint Joseph with the Child Jesus, to bless the world"
The September 13 Vision of Hell
The children saw demons and people immersed in a sea of fire. From them came shrieks and groans of despair. The apparition said:
"You see Hell, where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them God wishes to establish in the world the devotion to my Immaculate Heart. If they do what I will tell you, many souls will be saved, and there will be peace. The war is going to end. But if they do not stop offending God, another and worse one will begin in the reign of Pius XI. When you see a night illuminated by an unknown light, know that is the great sign God gives you that He is going to punish the world for its crimes by means of war, of hunger, and of persecution of the Church and of the Holy Father.
The October 13 Vision and the Miracle of the Sun
October 13 was a very rainy day. There was an estimated crowd of about 70,000. The apparition of the lady came at noon and granted some requests from Lucia. As she ascended from their sight she opened her hands and pointed toward the sun. Then, (only the children saw this) in the sky three tableau of the Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary. Then the Holy Family appeared. Joseph and the Infant Jesus blessed the crowd three times. Next only Lucia saw Our Lady of Sorrows beside Her Suffering Son Who also blessed the crowd. Finally the children saw Our Lady of Mount Carmel with the Infant Jesus upon Her knee.
|Total Catholic Feast Days|
|Date||Feasts to Mary||Other|
|January 1||Solemnity of Mary, mother of God||528|
|January 23||Espousal of Mary and Joseph|
|February 11||Our lady of Lourdes||354|
|March 23||Our lady of victories||339|
|April 26||Mary, mother of God counsel||341|
|May 13||Our lady of Fatima||408|
|May 13||Our lady of the blessed sacrament|
|May 24||Our lady, help of Christians|
|May 24||Our lady of the way|
|May 31||Our lady, mediatrix of all grace|
|June 13||Our lady of Fatima (second apparition)||448|
|June 17||Our lady of perpetual help|
|July 1||Immaculate heart of Mary||453|
|July 2||Visitation of the virgin|
|July 13||Our lady of Fatima (third apparition)|
|July 16||Our lady of Mount Carmel|
|August 2||Our lady of the angels||422|
|August 5||Our lady of the snow|
|August 5||Dedication of the church of St. Mary Major|
|August 13||Our lady of Fatima (fourth apparition)|
|August 15||Assumption of the blessed virgin|
|August 21||Our lady of Knock|
|August 22||Immaculate heart of Mary|
|August 22||Queenship of Mary|
|August 23||Our lady of Czestochowa|
|September 8||Birth of Mary||441|
|September 12||Most Holy name of Mary|
|September 13||Our lady of Fatima (fifth apparition)|
|September 15||Our lady of Sorrows|
|September 24||Our lady of Ransom|
|October 7||Our lady of the rosary||448|
|October 7||Victory of the blessed virgin Mary|
|October 11||Maternity of the blessed virgin Mary|
|October 12||Our lady of Aparecida, patroness of Brazil|
|October 12||Our lady of the pillar|
|October 13||Our lady of Fatima (sixth apparition)|
|November 21||Presentation of the blessed virgin Mary||395|
|November 27||Our lady of the miraculous medal|
|December 8||Immaculate conception||302|
|December 10||Our lady of Loreto|
|December 12||Our lady of Guadelupe|
|December 18||Expectation of the blessed virgin Mary|
|December 25||The Birth of Jesus|
Setting Up Devotion To Mary
By 1986 there were at least 46 separate masses to Mary. Over the years, the devotion has shifted from a celebration of her special gifts to her role in salvation.
In a subsequent 1929 vision to Lucia, the apparition made a request for the Pope to consecrate the world to Her Immaculate Heart in union with all the Bishops of the world, making a special mention of Russia.
The First Two Secrets of Fatima
In 1927, at the Convent in Spain while in vision Lucia received permission to reveal two parts of a three part secret which she received during the July 13 apparitions:
The Third Secret of Fatima
There has been lots of speculation about this final secret. Many saw it as a prophecy of the breakup of the church. In 1997, due to a series of earthquakes in the city of Rome, which fueled suspicion that it was the prophecy of the third secret, the Vatican made a statement about what the prophecy is not about. Cardinal Ratzinger, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith stated that reports that the Third Secret referred to the collapse of the papacy and Church were untrue. He also noted that the Secret is not a prophecy of apocalyptic doom.
In 1997 Archbishop Capovilla said that it relates to "an extraordinary event" and "a manifestation of the supernatural". In 1984, the Bishop of Leiria-Fatima gave a speech in Vienna in which he said,
"The Secret of Fatima speaks not about atomic bombs, nor about nuclear warheads, nor about SS-20 missiles. Its contents concerns but our faith. To identify the Secret with catastrophic announcements or with a nuclear holocaust is to distort the meaning of the message. The loss of faith of a continent is worse than the annihilation of a nation; and it is true that Faith is continually diminishing in Europe."
This is the actual text of the third secret which was finally revealed.
We saw an Angel with a flaming sword in his left hand; flashing, it gave out flames that looked as though they would set the world on fire; but they died out in contact with the splendour that Our Lady radiated towards him from her right hand: pointing to the earth with his right hand, the Angel cried out in a loud voice: Penance, Penance, Penance!'. And we saw in an immense light that is God: something similar to how people appear in a mirror when they pass in front of it' a Bishop dressed in White we had the impression that it was the Holy Father'. Other Bishops, Priests, men and women Religious going up a steep mountain, at the top of which there was a big Cross of rough hewn trunks as of a cork tree with the bark; before reaching there the Holy Father passed through a big city half in ruins and half trembling with halting step, afflicted with pain and sorrow, he prayed for the souls of the corpses he met on his way; having reached the top of the mountain, on his knees at the foot of the big Cross he was killed by a group of soldiers who fired bullets and arrows at him, and in the same way there died one after another the other Bishops, Priests, men and women Religious, and various lay people of different ranks and positions. Beneath the two arms of the Cross there were two Angels each with a crystal aspersorium in his hand, in which they gathered up the blood of the Martyrs and with it sprinkled the souls that were making their way to God.
This brings to mind the prophecy in Daniel - 'He shall come to his end and none shall help him'
In Revelation, the European kingdoms who give their power to the church will destroy it.
The Prophetic Messages of Blessed Faustina, 1937
Sister Faustina Kowalska died at the age of 33 (25 August 1905 to 5 October 1938).
"Before I come as a just judge, I am coming first as "King of Mercy"! Let all men now approach the throne of my mercy with absolute confidence! Some time before the last days of final justice arrive, there will be given to mankind a great sign in the heavens of this sort: all the light of the heavens will be totally extinguished. There will be a great darkness over the whole earth. Then a great sign of the cross will appear in the sky. From the openings from where the hands and feet of the savior were nailed will come forth great lights - which will light up the earth for a period of time. This will happen before the very final days. It is the sign for the end of the world. After it will come the days of justice! Let souls have recourse to the fount of my mercy while there is still time! Woe to him who does not recognize the time of my visitation."
Could the days of Justice be the period of persecution. Is the vision preparing people for the terrible acts they will do? Will they call it justice? Will we be punished for not acknowledging this visit as from God?
The Vision of Akita
1973 Vision of Akita which essentially continues the visions of Fatima. There were 3 visions which were accompanied with the usual crying statue (cried 101 times), stigmata on the nun who received the visions and claims of healings. The visions came to Sister Agnes Sasagawa at the chapel of the Eucharistic Handmaids of the Sacred Heart in Akita Japan.
As I told you, if men do not repent and better themselves, the Father will inflict a terrible punishment on all humanity. It will be a punishment greater than the deluge, such as one will never have seen before. Fire will fall from the sky and will wipe out a great part of humanity, the good as well as the bad, sparing neither priests nor faithful. The survivors will find themselves so desolate that they will envy the dead.The devil does not know the future but he knows his plans and the true prophecies. What is interesting about this is that the devil is anticipating two events that will be negative for the Catholic church:
The only arms which will remain for you will be the Rosary and the Sign left by my Son. Each day, recite the prayers of the Rosary. With the Rosary, pray for the Pope, the bishops and the priests.
The work of the devil will infiltrate even into the Church in such a way that one will see cardinals opposing cardinals, and bishops against other bishops. The priests who venerate me will be scorned and opposed by their Conferes. The Church and altars will be vandalized. The Church will be full of those who accept compromises and the demon will press many priests and consecrated souls to leave the service of the Lord.
"The demon will rage especially against souls consecrated to God. The thought of the loss of so many souls is the cause of my sadness. If sins increase in number and gravity, there will no longer be pardon for them."
... if mankind does not repent, the Heavenly Father will inflict a very serious punishment on the whole world; a punishment the likes of which has never happened before. Many people will perish. Pray the Rosary often. Only I can prevent the disaster. Whoever entrusts themselves to me will be saved."
Our Lady of La Salette
These apparitions started on September 19, 1846 in La Salette, France. The appearances were made to two children - Melanie Mathieu Calvat, aged 14, and Peter Maximin Girard, aged 11. She complained about the sins of blaspheming God's name and working on the Sabbath. She was greatly distressed by the blatant disregard and disrespect for God and His Commandments, especially the first three Commandments. At that time, She reminded the children that there are consequences for men's sins against God and that She, as the Loving Mother, has held back the hand of God and suffered and prayed continually for us
- "Peace shall not be given to the world until men are converted"
- In this time the Antichrist ... will perform false miracles and subsist only on vitiating faith.
- The Church passes into darkness. The world will be in a state of consternation, perplexity and confusion
- The Holy Father will suffer a great deal because for a while the Church will yield to large persecution, a time of darkness and the Church will witness a frightful crisis
Our Lady of All Nations
This was a series of 56 apparitions which came to Ida Peerdeman in Amsterdam, Holland from March 25, 1945 to May 31, 1959. By May 31, 1996 approval of these visions had been given by the Bishop. The visions are supposed to be detail about the events given in the visions of Fatima. They focus on a new devotion to Mary with a new prayer, and they introduced the fifth Marian dogma - she is : Coredemptrix, Mediatrix, and Advocate. She is described as a woman with her feet planted on the earth.
Apparition 27, Sunday, February 11, 1951 (A new prayer) - Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Father, send now Your Spirit over the earth. Let the Holy Spirit live in the hearts of all nations, that they may be preserved from degeneration, disaster and war. May the Lady of All Nations, who once was Mary, be our Advocate. Amen."
Apparition 29, March 28, 1951 (False prophets) - Rome must be conscious of its role in these days. Does Rome know who the enemy is that is lying in wait for her, like a serpent stealthily making its way in the world? I am not referring to Communism alone; there are yet other ' prophets ' to come false prophets!
Apparition 37, November 15, 1951 (the coming of the "Spirit of Truth") - " Tell the world that I wish to be the ' Lady of All Nation .' Let the world pray to the Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Father, that He send the Holy Spirit, so that the Spirit of Truth may dwell in the hearts of all nations. Ask the Lady of All Nations, who once was Mary, may be the Advocate. ' The Lady of All Nations ' is standing here before the Cross of her Son. Her feet are placed on the center of the earth; around her is the flock of Jesus Christ. I come as the Co-Redemptrix-Mediatrix at this time. Co-Redemptrix I already was at the Annuciation." This means that the Mother became Co-Redemptrix by the Will of the Father. Tell your theologians this. Tell them, moreover, that this will be the last dogma in Marian history. " This picture shall prepare the way. Have this picture brought to the world; and thereby I mean the whole world, not only your country. The world is degenerating. The world is being afflicted with disaster upon disaster. The world will be and is - economically and materially at a dead end. Wars will continue until the Spirit of Truth comes with His help. Get the people back to the Cross." "... This world can be saved only through the Church that holds this doctrine". " Tell all those you cooperate with, to spread the prayer picture in even greater numbers farther afield. I shall assist them."
Apparition 44, December 8, 1952 (A new dogma) - I am entering these times as the ' Co-Redemptrix, Mediatrix and Advocate. "The Lady of All Nations" promises to aid mankind if they acknowledge this title and invoke her under this title. Make this message know. It is high time! Fear not, I will help."
Appariton 31, April 15, 1951 - " ...For I stand as the Lady in front of the Cross of the Son. This picture [of the Lady of All Nations ] will precede" - and the Lady repeats ' will precede ' - a dogma, a new dogma ...
" The Lady, however, really stands here as the ' Co-Redemptrix ' and ' Advocate.' About this much controversy will arise. The Church, Rome, however, should not be afraid to take up the struggle. It can only make the Church stronger and more powerful.
Apparition 45, March 20, 1953 (the eucharist, meteors) - Before the Lord Jesus Christ returned to the Father - before the Sacrifice of the Cross began - the Lord Jesus Christ gave to the nations of the whole world the Daily Miracle. " How many are there who experience this Great Wonder? They pass this Great Miracle by. The daily Sacrifice has to have its place again at the center of this degenerate world."
" ... great powers will be overthrown; a politico-economic struggle will arise; be on your guard against false prophets; be on the lookout for meteors; there will be disasters; there will be catastrophies of nature."
Apparition 46, May 10, 1953 (Universal Calamity) - " I have come today to give you a special message: ask (petition) the Holy Father if he would kindly say, and lead all nations is saying, the prayer with Mary, the Co-Redemptrix, Mediatrix and Advocate, under the title of ' the Lady of All Nations, ' which She has given to the world. Say to him: Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ, teach your people this simple but profound prayer. It is Mary, ' the Lady of All Nations,' who is asking this of you. You are the Shepherd of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Tend your sheep. Know well that great and threatening dangers are hanging over the Church, over the world. Now the moment has arrived when you should speak of the Co-Redemptrix, Mediatrix and Advocate, under the title of ' the Lady of All Nations. Why is Mary asking you to do this? It is because she is sent by her Lord and Creator, so that, by means of this prayer and this title, she may save the world from a universal calamity. You know that Mary wishes to come as ' the Lady of All Nations.' Now She is asking that the nations might hear this title from you, the Holy Father."
Apparition 51, May 31, 1955 (the coming of the Holy Spirit) - " ...Satan is not banished yet. 'The Lady of All Nations' is now permitted to come in order to banish Satan. She comes to announce the Holy Spirit. The Holy spirit will only now descend over this earth. But you should say my prayer, the one I gave to the world. Every day and every moment you should think of the prayer ' the Lady of All Nations ' gave to this world at this time. "You do not know what great value and power this prayer boasts before God! He will grant the requests of His Mother, when She comes to plead for you as Advocate.
" Great events are impending...This will be a time of stupendous and awesome inventions; so that even your pastors will stand amazed and will tell you: we too are at our wits' end. Then take to heart the words the Lady spoke to you on May 31st. The Father knows, and permits, all that will come and pass in the world. " Know well that the Holy Spirit is nearer than ever. The Holy Spirit will come now only, if you pray for His coming. He has always been ready; now, however, the time has come. " Why do you not ask the Holy Father to pronounce the dogma the Lady demands? ... Once the dogma has been pronounced, ' the Lady of All Nations ' will give Her blessing... Then ' the Lady of All Nations ' will bestow peace. She will help you when this dogma is proclaimed. " Nations be mindful of the Daily Miracle given to you by the Lord Jesus Christ. He gave it (the Sacrifice of the Mass) to you, so that you might experience it every day. Do you realize what it is you are going without?...Bring your children back to the Sacrifice. Let all nations come back to the Sacrifice! " When you begin to ask the Holy Father for the dogma, the Lady will fulfill Her promise and true peace will come. True Peace, nations, that is the kingdom of God. God's kingdom now is nearer than ever. Understand these words well.
"...You members of the Church of Rome, appreciate your great, your own great happiness. Realize what it means to belong to the Church of Rome! Do your actions bear this out? Your Mother, ' the Lady of All Nations,' may come to you once a year under this new title; later this will change. Understand my words well when I say: make sure that every year the nations will be assembled around this throne, before this picture. This is the great favor that Mary, ' Miriam ' or ' the Lady of All Nations ' is allowed to bestow on the world. " Satan is not banished yet - it is for you to see to that, you people of the Church of Rome. Remember your Sacraments; they still exist! You Christian people, by your example bring others to Him, to the daily Miracle, to the daily Sacrifice...the Holy Spirit will help you. Implore Him now. I cannot repeat this often enough to the world: HAVE RECOURSE TO THE HOLY SPIRIT NOW. ( The Lady said this very slowly, stressing every word )..." ' My signs,' - I said ' are inherent in my words.' "
Satan on the Offensive
As I said, these visions from Mary are a way to prepare Catholics for what Satan sees as real future prophetic events. He must provide a reason for people to hold on. So he has an explanation for everything that is occurring. All three visions have these messages in common.
Here is a look at what the prophecies predict and satan's possible counter attack.
|Bible Prophecy||Meaning||Vision||Detail of Vision from "Mary"|
|The woman pursued by the dragon (Revelation 12)||The persecution of the church by Satan and his representatives on earth. This important vision introduces the religious and political powers at the end of the world.||Ida Peerdeman||The woman is "Our lady of all nations".|
|The message of the mighty angel (Revelation 18:1)||Fall of Babylon. Come out of her my people. She is guilty of idolatrous worship and is the location of every foul spirit.||Fatima||Second Vision - devotion to the immaculate heart|
|Faustina||All men to approach the throne of her mercy|
|Akita||Only devotion to Mary will save us. Pray the rosary.|
|Hearts failing for Fear||An event that makes people turn to religion||Akita||Days of Justice, fire falling from the sky. The threat of this event will lead to the mark of the beast.|
|The mark of the beast||A call to global worship as a way to appease the angry God.||Akita||Days of Justice|
|Persecution||For those who do not follow the rest of the world||Akita||Days of Justice|
|Satan the angel of light||A false Second Coming||Faustina||Coming as a king of mercy|
|Fifth Plague||Confusion in the church||Akita||Cardinals against cardinals and bishops against bishops, souls will leave the church|
|Sixth Plague||Loss of international support. Anger by the international community.||Akita||Church vandalized|
Summary of Important Catholic Messages
All these messages are from apparitions pretending to be the virgin Mary.
|Only Mary can save us||The purpose is to set up a new, idolatrous means of salvation in the world that is supposed to be our only hope. The implication is that if we do not submit to this worship, we will cause a global catastrophe. God is very offended by our continued disobedience and only her ministry will help us.|
|Akita (1973-1976)||Confidence in me will save.|
|Matous Lasuta, Czechoslovakia 1958||Chastisements can be avoided or made lighter by prayer, saying the rosary, penance and good works.|
|Lucia dos Santos, Fatima 1961||She is giving us the last anchor of salvation, that is the holy virgin in person.|
|Ida Peerdeman (1945-1959)||A demand that Mary shall be confirmed as co-savior, mediatrix and intercessor in a new religious dogma.|
|Fire from the sky||The purpose is to give credible evidence of a coming chastisement or punishment from God for not believing in his instructions. These are called the "days of justice" in the visions of Akita. The signs and wonders of the apparitions of Mary are supposed to be proof of devine endorsement.|
|Our Lady of all nations||... be on the lookout for meteors and a universal calamity|
|Akita (1973-1976)||Fire will fall from the sky and shall wipe out a great part of humanity. Confidence in me will save.|
|Elena Leonardi (1970's)||The earth will tremble in a most frightful way, and all humanity will stagger. An unforeseen fire will descend over the whole earth, and a greater part of humanity will be destroyed.|
|Global appearance of Mary and Jesus before the Second Coming.||The purpose is to convince the world to listen to "Mary" and "Jesus". They are appearing before the final appearance of God as prophesied in the Bible. The reasoning is that at that final appearance he is coming to destroy the world. But this other appearance is to convince us to be obedient so that we will not perish at the next appearance.|
|Blessed Faustina (1937)||Before I come as a just judge, I am coming first as "King of Mercy"! Some time before the last days of final justice arrive, there will be given to mankind a great sign in the heavens of this sort: all the light of the heavens will be totally extinguished. There will be a great darkness over the whole earth. Then a great sign of the cross will appear in the sky.|
|Our Lady of Carmel, Spain October 18, 1961||Our lady has promised that all mankind will receive a warning from heaven. The warning comes directly from God and will be visible to the whole world from any place where anyone may happen to be. It ... will be seen and felt by everyone, believer and unbeliever alike.|
|Lucia dos Santos, Fatima 1961||When the other means of salvation are exhausted and despised by men, she is giving us the last anchor of salvation, that is the holy virgin in person.|
|Ida Peerdeman, 1951||Wars will continue until the Spirit of Truth comes with His help.|
The End of the World
Place a frog in a pot of hot water and he will immediately jump right out of there. Yes, he is smart, quick and agile!
He listens to all his internal and external warning signals. He is not a fool.
But humans are smarter. We invented psychology!
There is only one way to boil a frog while making him believe he is in a luxurious spa. The trick is not to put him directly into hot water. You see his natural defense mechanisms will take over and he will escape from danger because he immediately notices the deadly temperatures. He is prepared.
To get by his body defenses you have to put the frog in normal temperatures, then slowly raise the temperature. As each new temperature is reached, the frog's defense mechanisms will compensate for it and accept the new environment as normal. Soon the water will be at the deadly boiling point and frog will still not be able to recognize the danger.
Are you a frog?
A Great Delusion: What is the Prophecy
Before we begin to understand the significance of the role of these forces, we must first see them from the prophetic viewpoint. Men and women refuse to do God's will, but they turn to theories that allow them to do whatever they desire
I have been alluding to a great delusion in this article. It is now time to discuss what it is or could be.
The Bible predicts a crisis at the end that makes our decisions more difficult because of the presence of miracles.
This unprecedented entrance into earth's history probably signifies that this is the last generation, it also means that
those who hold to certain world views will be unprepared to deal with the emotions and decisions that they have to
make in this short time, especially when they have ignored the Word of God has having no useful significance in favor of personal experience.
A population at Risk. When the great delusion arrives, who will be at risk and what will be the devilish falsehood designed to gain their allegiance?
Summary of Catholic Expectations. Since these prophecies are not from God they are subject to failure.
A Christian Deception.
No wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.
Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. (2 Corinthians 11: 14 - 15)
In another verse, the apostles warned that there shall be 'false Christs and false prophets' and if it were possible 'it would fool the very elect'.
The Catholic church is expecting the seventh and final vision from the apparition that appeared in Fatima in 1917. Some are expecting Mary to appear before the whole world, possibly with Jesus. According to the Marian apparitions of Blessed Faustina, before the coming of God as judge he will come as a king of mercy to the world. This will be seen worldwide first as darkness, then as the sign of the cross in the sky. The visions of Akita in 1973, adds more detail to the drama. A worldwide punishment is coming from the sky. Mary can no longer hold back God's anger (although she is trying). This vision speaks of worship to Mary and a "Sign" from her son as our only hope. The vision of Faustina says there will be the sign of a cross in the sky.
The Purpose of this Delusion
For a long time (since the late 1800's) we believed the following would occur at the end:
Satan now has us trapped into a situation where we have to make the decisions we are making. Future decisions will be seen to be just as reasonable - given the circumstances.
Good men and women making what appears to be reasonable decisions in bad times.
Just two weeks ago (September 1, 2001), we would have complained about rights we are now willing to give up - gladly. What has changed?
You are now in fear.
Please remember that the decisions made by the church and the government will be made with the best intentions. At a loss as to what to do to curb the tide of evil, we will fall into the trap of thinking that good people will rule justly. Read your history. Look at the longstanding problems in the world. It is all about religion. Religion by force.
The Love of God - You are the Apple of His Eye
In many places God talks about how precious you are to him.
... For he who touches you touches the apple of His eye. (Zechariah 2: 8)
Look, I have inscribed you in the palms of My Hand; your walls are continually before me. (Isaiah 49: 16)
You are continually before him. Wherever you go, even in the most terrible places your daddy is coming to get you.
Come and talk to Him anytime about anything.
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4: 16)
Each of you have seen at some point or another, the parents who bring out the family pictures and the videos to boast to their friends about how wonderful you are. 'Look Junior said 2 new words today!'
Well God is like that - and worse. 'See, my daughter called and talked to me this morning!'
He doesn't simply have the pictures in His pocket to whip out at a moments notice to show to His friends. He has your picture stuck on His head, He carved you in His hands, your image is stuck on His eyeballs, when He opens His eyes you are always standing before Him. He doesn't even close His eyes, because perhaps your image might not be in His brain for that brief moment.
He can not help but see you, His friends can not help it either, because He has plastered your image all over His body for all to see what He is most concerned with. You!
Are you important to Him?
Jesus is continually praying for you. Every second.
After all this, is it reasonable to believe that your papa wants you to speak to Him through another person? A dead person? That you are so revolting to Him that He cannot hear you directly?
A million times, no!
So, putting all the above together, we can look at significant trends to discern the signs of the times. In this section we covered the rise of spiritual and new age forces and the church. We looked at the various groups and speculated about how they would respond to the great delusion of a fake Second Coming. Many people will accept this phenomena because they are actually looking for it. Many will accept because it requires no change in behavior, only worship.
Many will accept because of the miracles performed. The theology does not matter, only results and actions count.
The people of God will reject it - if they take God's counsel to test the spirits. They will not be blinded by glitter.
|End Time Group||Expected Response to Delusion||Coming Leader|
|Scientists||Accept along with alien colonization theory.||Superior alien|
|Alien Watchers||Accepts because of miracles, superior technology and they have been waiting.||Superior alien|
|Psychics||Accepts because of miracles.||Superior reincarnation|
|Witches||Accepts because of miracles||Superior reincarnation|
|Satanists||Accepts this is their King.||Satan|
|Leaders||Accepts greater, benevolent power.||Superior power|
|China and atheistic states||Accepts because of their "scientific" beliefs in the truth of extraterrestrials||Superior alien|
|Jews||Accepts as a Christian symbol||Messiah|
|Moslems||Accepts as a Christian symbol||Imam Mahdi|
|Hindus||Accepts as a Christian symbol||Krishna, Kalki the tenth incarnation of Vishnu|
|Buddhist||Accepts as a Christian symbol||Fifth incarnation of Buddha|
|New Age||Accepts as a Christian symbol||Maitreya|
|Other Religions||Accepts as a loving Christian symbol and then as an affirmation of their beliefs.||Superior reincarnation|
|People of world||Accepts because of soothing words, miracles and no rules.||Superior life|
|Churches (liberal)||Accepts because of lack of rules and miracles.||Jesus Christ|
|Catholics||Accepts long awaited Mary||Mary|
|Churches (no conscience)||Accepts as the God who is hard on evil||Jesus Christ|
|People of conscience||Rejects the eventual cruelty||Satan|
|Saints||Initially accepts, but rejects the disobedience to God's word and the enforced religion.||Satan|
|Saints||Rejects because they have been expecting it, and it fails the test by contradicting the word.||Satan|
It is crucial for this delusion to endorse the papacy. Therefore, after affirming their beliefs, people will be pointed to the papacy as the chosen earth leader. You might be concerned that with this attitude we might reject the true Christ. Do not worry. When He comes we will be immediately taken away. There will be no argument, no delay, no convincing people of truth. The very fact that the false Christ has to run around convincing people of his credentials is a clue about his utter lack of any right to rule.
|For God has not given us a spirit of timidity [cowardice, fear] but of power and love and discipline. II Timothy 1: 7||Time: 150 minutes
Print: 26 pages
Updated : January 20, 2003
Author: Laverna Patterson. Editor: Patterson (March 2008)
Credits: The information was compiled from various sources.
1 - LaRondelle, Hans How to Understand the End Time Prophecies of the Bible
2 - This phrase only makes sense in English because of the similar sounds of 2 words