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The Lord Destroyed Them That Believed Not   8 comments

The Sins of the United States of America

Jude 5:  “I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people, afterward destroyed them that believed not.”

Jude 7:  “Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.”

“. . . and going after strange flesh”:  fornication, adultery, homosexuality, bestiality.

This is Sodom! This is Sodom!
John McTernan’s Insights
The Killer Angels

This is Sodom! This is Sodom!   54 comments

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The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

25 August 2012

Today I was hitchhiking north on U.S. 395 and was dropped off at Davis Creek, California.  I got a hamburger and something to drink at the country store in Davis Creek.  From Davis Creek I continued walking north.

It seemed like it was a slow day for getting rides.  I walked a few miles and began to run out of water.  It was very warm (around 86 degrees F) and the air was smoky from all of the wildfires in the northern California-eastern Oregon neighborhood.  Last night, as I slept in my sheepherder’s camper at my friends’ place, the air seemed smokier than usual (the air has been smoky for most of the past month).

I stopped walking and began to wonder why it was taking me so long to get to Lakeview, Oregon.  Then I realized that the Lord was delaying me for a reason (Jesus Christ is Lord over my hitchhiking).

I stood there on the side of the road for quite some time.  Then this older lady in an old pickup pulled over to give me a ride.

She told me, as the conversation progressed, that she was born in England during the war (World War II); her dad was in the Air Force.  They moved to California when she was one year old.  She did most of the talking.  It was difficult to understand her at times; she seemed slightly eccentric.

She was talking and then she started complaining about all of the smoke in the air and all of the wildfires.  Then she exclaimed, “This is Sodom!  This is Sodom!”

I replied, “Yeah, there is a lot of sin in this country.”  (I mentioned the sins of abortion and homosexuality)

She told me that she was a believer.  She also said that there were too many churches that didn’t believe there was a devil.  She had a Bible on the dashboard of her pickup.  She mentioned Proverbs 20:18, so I took her Bible and read that verse out loud (“Every purpose is established by counsel:  and with good advice make war.”)

She talked some more and then exclaimed again, “This is Sodom!  This is Sodom!”

I again nodded in agreement.  I don’t know how many times she said “This is Sodom!”, but I knew that she was repeating it for a reason.  “In the mouth of two or three witnesses, let every word be established.”  I knew that the Lord had her pick me up so that I could hear what she had to say.

Three or four times she reminded me to pass her message on to others.  I told her that I would do that.  She dropped me off near the county courthouse in Lakeview.

Out of the mouths of babes, sucklings and eccentric people, Thou has perfected praise.  “The Lord uses the foolish things of this world to confound the wise.”

The Lord had that lady pick me up.  She kept repeating, “This is Sodom!”  What does this mean?  Maybe the drought and wildfires are just the beginning of sorrows for the United States.  Maybe more judgment is coming.  This is a perverse generation.

Genesis 19: 24-28:

“Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;  And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground. But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt. And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the LORD:  And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.”

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Prophecies and Visions of Dimitru Duduman
America Under God’s Judgment–The Battle Hymn of the Republic
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Archeologists find evidence of obliteration of Sodom-Gomorrah
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Dimitru Duduman–America Will Burn
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It’s Time For Justice

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The cities of the plain:  Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboiim and Zoar

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United States of Sodom and Gomorrah

The Demise of Pax Americana
you cannot be arrogant and still be right with God
California Drought
The Eruption of Mount Pelee, St. Pierre, Martinique, 1902
Subtle Judgments
How the Lord Will Protect the Righteous When America is Attacked
Is Sodom and Gomorrah Truth or Fiction? (Video)
Hillary Clinton and Jezebel
Modern day Baal worship, playing with fire
Flip Benham at a City Council Meeting
The Two Voices
Las Vegas Earthquake
Jacksonites, Yours is a Bloody City
The Hidden Message in the Story of Abraham and Lot
Sodom’s Judges

Ezekiel 14: 13: “Son of man, when the land sinneth against me by trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out mine hand upon it, and will break the staff of the bread thereof, and will send famine upon it, and will cut off man and beast from it.”

Ezekiel 15: 7-8: “And I will set my face against them; they shall go out from one fire, and another fire shall devour them; and ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I set my face against them. And I will make the land desolate, because they have committed a trespass, saith the Lord GOD.”
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Ezekiel 16: 20-21: “Moreover thou hast taken thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne unto me, and these hast thou sacrificed unto them to be devoured. Is this of thy whoredoms a small matter, That thou hast slain my children, and delivered them to cause them to pass through the fire for them?”
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Jeremiah 3: 3: “Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore’s forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.”
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“Woe to the man who offends a small child!”
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–Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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12120X–Earthquake   Leave a comment

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Dreams from the LORD 2003-2006
29 September 2006
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In the second dream, I saw the numbers “12120X”. At first, I thought it was the number of a license plate, but during the dream, my spirit perceived that it meant a second city shall be destroyed. The first city may have been New Orleans in 2005. The repetition of “12” twice does mean something. I believe “12” means the first city and the second city. I am not sure what “0X” means. “0” has no numerical value; could “X” mean ex as in ex-husband or ex-wife which means the city is soon to be an ex-city—it is no more (“0”) (it is destroyed) because of God’s judgment? Is the second city Las Vegas? In December of 2005, the Lord had me hitchhike twice through Las Vegas and it was a very unpleasant experience. The economy of Las Vegas is built on sin. I did not like walking through Las Vegas at all. December is also the twelfth month of the year. Maybe “12120X” means “December, December and it (Las Vegas) will be no more.”
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30 September 2006

Concerning the dream where I saw “12120X”: while the numbers were being revealed to me, these words welled up within my spirit: “the second city shall be as the first city.” So maybe “12” does not mean December, but instead means the first city and the second city. If the first city is New Orleans, is the second city Las Vegas? Time will tell. I do believe that God’s judgment is coming to Las Vegas just like it did to New Orleans in 2005. So be it.

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New Orleans and Las Vegas: America’s Sodom and Gomorrah.

Genesis 19: 1: “And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground.”

Genesis 19: 12-13: “And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place: For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the Lord; and the Lord hath sent us to destroy it.”

Genesis 19: 24: “Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven; And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.”

Two words make up “New Orleans” and two words make up “Las Vegas”. In Genesis 19: 1, two angels came to Sodom. In Genesis 19: 13, the words “destroy” and “Lord” are used twice. I stayed with Kim and Pat for four nights in Kooskia, Idaho this past week, and during that time, Kim and myself shot his .223 and .308 rifles. It was a lot of fun. When I shot the .308, I hit the bull’s-eye twice.

Las Vegas Earthquake
Paga (Intercession)

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Goodbye, Las Vegas   15 comments

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Las Vegas

Goodbye, Las Vegas
By Tim Shey

“Unreal City,
Under the brown fog of a winter dawn,
A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many,
I had not thought death had undone so many.”

“He who was living is now dead
We who were living are now dying”

“Falling towers
Jerusalem Athens Alexandria
Vienna London
Unreal”

—T.S. Eliot
“The Waste Land”

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Desert jackals
Run to their destruction
Hollow eyes see nothing
Behind shades of glass
Painted Jezebel faces
Unrecognized by man
Mourning becomes electric
As piercing city lights
Rape the virgin night

This place never sleeps
And never awakes from death
Black Jack table bait
Roll-the-dice breath
Throw your money down
This is casino heaven
Idolatry never felt so good

This harlot language doesn’t speak
Straw fires always burn fast
I see the Prophet Jeremiah weeping
Over a people brought down to bankruptcy
By a Queen, a King and three Aces

A hitchhiker wanders hardened streets
With his burden on his back
This is the heart of darkness
Lifeless buildings built with foolish gold

I see Sodom burning
And bodies turned to ash
They were very fluent
In arrogance, pride, adultery
And enviro-paganspeak

You have sold your soul to Satan
Do you remember Noah’s Flood?
The City of David was sacked by Romans
And America by Marxist-Darwin thugs

The Stranger leaves the graveyard
And the stench of Vegas Past
And hitches a ride to Barstow
Across the relentless Mohave
On Interstate Fifteen

Apocalypse Now
Las Vegas Earthquake
This is Sodom! This is Sodom!
The Death of Voltaire
‘London’ by William Blake
California:  The Great American Wasteland
The Nakedness of Noah
apocalypse santa rosa
A Sign in Paris

Apocalypse Now—Smithsonian Magazine   Leave a comment

Dreams from the LORD 2007-2010
6 October 2010

Smithsonian magazine
October 2010 issue

“Winner Take All” by J.R. Moehringer
The Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist rolls the dice on life in Sin City

Here are some quotes from Moehringer’s article:

“And it’s not just about books. Vegas discourages everything prized by book people, like silence and reason and linear thinking. Vegas is about noise, impulse, chaos. You like books? Go back to Boston.”

“Just after I moved in, Caligula, rang my bell. He invited me over for an afternoon ‘cookout.’ I didn’t yet know he was Caligula. Wanting to be neighborly, I went.

“I met several statuesque young women in his backyard, in his kitchen. I thought it strange that they were so out-going. I thought it odd that they were named after cities—Paris, Dallas, Rio. But I didn’t dwell on it. Then I wandered into a room where the floor was covered with mattresses. An ultraviolet light made everyone look super tanned or vaguely satanic. Suddenly I got it. I told Caligula that I just remembered somewhere I needed to be. I shook my head at his offer of a grilled hot dog, thanked him for a lovely time and sprinted home to my books and earplugs.

“As a kid I was a gypsy, as a young man I was a journalist, so I’ve lived everywhere. I’ve unpacked my bags in New York, New Haven, Boston, Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle, Tucson. Each of my adopted cities has reminded me of some previous city—except Vegas, because Vegas isn’t a real city. It’s a Sodom and Gomorrah theme park surrounded by hideous exurban sprawl and wasteland so barren it makes the moon look like an English rose garden.’

“ . . . transience is in the DNA of Vegas. Transient pleasures, transient money, thus transient people.”

“More than 36 million people go through Vegas each year.”

“Though people enjoy coming to Vegas, what they really love is leaving. Every other passenger wanting to board a flight out of Vegas wears that same tell-tale look of fatigue, remorse, heatstroke and get-me-out-of-here-ness. I spent two months reading Dante in college, but I didn’t really understand Purgatory until I spent five minutes at McCarron International Airport.”

“Years from now my clearest memories of Sin City might be the ceaseless stream of commercials for payday loans, personal injury lawyers, bail bondsmen, chat lines and strip clubs. . . From TV, I concluded that a third of Vegas is in debt, a third in jail and a third in the market for anonymous hookups.”

“I have a front-row seat at the apocalypse.”

Las Vegas: An American Paradox
Las Vegas Earthquake
This is Sodom! This is Sodom!
apocalypse santa rosa

As a Thief in the Night   2 comments

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Dreams from the LORD 2003-2006
12 July 2005

Revelation 16: 15: “Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.”

Behold I come as a thief; I come as a thief in the night. God’s judgment on sinners: unrepentant sinners. If we choose life (abide in the Tree of Life), we will not walk naked. If we choose death (the Knowledge of Good and Evil), we will walk naked and the wrath of God rests upon us.

If I am in sin, I am cut off from God. So when God visits me, He seems like a stranger to me, like a thief to me. What friend would steal from a friend? It is more likely that a man would steal from a stranger. If God is strange to me, He can only come as a thief, because I don’t know when He is coming. If I abide in Christ, I am not estranged from Him: He is with me right here, right now: He is no stranger. He is no thief–He is my Friend. My sheep hear my voice and they follow me.

Abraham was intimate with God; Abraham was a friend of God. The Lord told Abraham of the coming destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and Abraham’s intercession saved Lot, who was righteous, but was not intimate with God. The men of Sodom and Gomorrah did not know of the coming destruction because they rejected God, they were cut off from God and His intimate communion or conversation. When the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah came, the Lord came as a thief in the night. A thief is a stranger. The Lord was a stranger to Sodom and Gomorrah because they were naked with sin (shame).

I come as a thief in the night. Night is the power of sin. At the height (or depth) of sin is the darkest time of night–and this is when God’s judgment comes. “I come as a thief in the night” is another phrase for God’s judgment on sin.

Revelation Chapter 16 speaks much of God’s judgment. Revelation 16: 1: ” . . . and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.” Revelation 16: 8: ” . . . and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.” Revelation 16: 10: “And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain.” Revelation 16: 19: ” . . . and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.”

I come as a thief in the night.