The Prophetic Messenger

A Newsletter From Mysteries From The Word Of God Ministries
July/August 2021 - Volume 23/Issue 4

Is Communism Dead? - Revisited - Part III

If when he seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people; Then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head. Ezekiel 33:3-4

In this issue of The Prophetic Messenger, we will continue a message titled “Is Communism Dead? - Revisited.”

This article is a warning to America of the future war with the former Soviet Union.

3. God sends His servants to warn the people

The prophet Jeremiah and other prophets spoke against the sin of the people and what the consequences would be if they failed to repent. In Jeremiah 25:1-7 it says

"1 The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, that was the first year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; 2 The which Jeremiah the prophet spake unto all the people of Judah, and to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, 3 From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, even unto this day, that is the three and twentieth year, the word of the LORD hath come unto me, and I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but ye have not hearkened. 4 And the LORD hath sent unto you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear. 5 They said, Turn ye again now every one from his evil way, and from the evil of your doings, and dwell in the land that the LORD hath given unto you and to your fathers for ever and ever: 6 And go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt. 7 Yet ye have not hearkened unto me, saith the LORD; that ye might provoke me to anger with the works of your hands to your own hurt."

The people of Judah didn't listen, and God allowed them to be in captivity for seventy years under the nation of Babylon. In my personal library, I have audio messages and books by people whom the Lord Jesus Christ has raised up to warn the people of America. Unfortunately, many still will not listen.

4. The ministers preach a false peace and prosperity

Notice what Paul says about ministers who turned from the truth. In Philippians 3:17-19 it says "17 Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an example. 18 (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: 19 Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)" The earthly messages today have perverted the minds of God's people.

a) Prosperity
Many have believed the lie that gain is godliness. Notice what the apostle Paul said in I Timothy 6:3-7. It says "3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, 5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself. 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out."

In many churches the gospel of gain and greed are preached, and people are running to hear these lies of the devil. But Paul said in the last part of verse 5 "from such withdraw thyself." The Bible says the exact opposite of what these false teachers are teaching today.

In II Timothy 4:1-4 it says "1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; 4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."

The apostle Paul tells of a time when the people will not endure sound doctrine but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears. He also said that they will turn their ears from the truth unto fables. We are living in this day now. People in many of the churches today don't want to know what the Bible says. Instead they listen to false teachers preaching things that are not in the Bible. We must pray that as many as can will repent and that all pastors will preach the truth of God's Holy Word.

b) A False Peace
Notice the false peace in our nation today. The prophet Jeremiah spoke about a false peace in his day. In Jeremiah 14:13-16 it says "13 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, the prophets say unto them, Ye shall not see the sword, neither shall ye have famine; but I will give you assured peace in this place. 14 Then the LORD said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart. 15 Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that prophesy in my name, and I sent them not, yet they say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land; By sword and famine shall those prophets be consumed. 16 And the people to whom they prophesy shall be cast out in the streets of Jerusalem because of the famine and the sword; and they shall have none to bury them, them, their wives, nor their sons, nor their daughters: for I will pour their wickedness upon them."

The apostle Paul said in I Thessalonians 5:3 "For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape." The world is more explosive than ever. But our nation is demilitarizing: we are shutting down bases, laying off multitudes in our military, and our enemies are building up.

5. Why are so many Christians blind?

In Genesis 19 Lot was totally unaware that God was about to destroy Sodom and Gomorrha. Today, many in America are the same way. They are so caught up in the things going on in this nation that they are unaware that God will soon destroy this country. In II Peter 2:6-9 it says "6 And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an example unto those that after should live ungodly; 7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked: 8 (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;) 9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:" We do not want to be like Lot, unprepared for what is about to happen to this nation. We want to be like Noah.

6. The only protection is in the Lord Jesus Christ

Noah was a just man who walked with God and obeyed God by building an ark to the saving of his house from the destruction of the earth. In II Peter 2:4-5 it says "4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;" Also, in Hebrews 11:7 it says " By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith."

Coming Up In The Next Issue

Is Communism Dead? - Revisited - Part IV. Read this article in the next issue of The Prophetic Messenger.

Memory Verses

As Christians if we want to live in victory and if we want to be able to share the Word Of God with others we must know the Word of God ourselves. Let's see what the Bible says about this. "Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee." Psalm 119:11. "If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you." John 15:7. "Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed." John 8:31. We encourage you to put the following scriptures in your heart: Ezekiel 34:3, Jeremiah 10:21, I Corinthians 1:10, Ephesians 4:14, Jeremiah 28:15-16, John 15:26, II Thessalonians 2:12, Ezekiel 3:19, Ezekiel 12:22. Use only the Old King James version of the Holy Bible. (If you have any questions about this please see the book New Age Bible Versions, by G.A. Riplinger ©1993, ISBN 0-9635845-0-2.)

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