Grace Bible Church
Robert R. McLaughlin
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

EPH 5:11, Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;

EPH 6:12, our struggle is not against blood and flesh, but against the rulers, the powers, the world forces of this darkness and the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

1. False Bible teachers who would bring in heresies, having many followers, and cause others to reject God’s Word, 2PE 2:1-2.

2.  These false prophets would be money hungry, smooth talkers; 2PE 2:3.

3. Global communications will be foreseen, REV 11:9-10; 17:8.

4. Mankind would be capable of destroying all life, MAT 24:21-22.

5. The Bible predicts the use of nuclear weapons being anticipated, ZEC 14:12.

6. In the last days, there would be a global cry for peace, 1TH 5:3.

7. Then the Antichrist would use false peace to destroy many; DAN 8:23-25.

8. Israel would have a peace treaty in place and that the Antichrist will confirm it and then eventually break it; DAN 9:27.

This vision of the seventy weeks of years foretold to the precise day when Israel would reject and “cut off” their Messiah and then looks forward to His Second Coming to set up His everlasting kingdom.

DAN 9:25 “that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince {there will be} seven weeks and sixty‑two weeks;

This prophecy has to do with those two entities: the Jewish people and the city of Jerusalem.

What took place exactly 69 weeks or (483 years), or 173,880 days from the time of the decree to rebuild the city of Jerusalem.

9. Damascus would be destroyed (Isa 17; Jeremiah 49:23-27.

In 2007 Israel vowed to wipe Syria off the map if Syria attacked by chemical weapons.

1TI 1:3 instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines,

1TI 4:1, But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

2TI 4:3, For the time will come when they will not endure sound doc­trine; but {wanting} to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires;
10.  Chaotic weather would be prevalent, LUK 21:25-26.

MAT 24:8, “But all these things are {merely} the beginning of birth pangs.­”

The whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs (ROM 8:21-22).

ROM 8:21-22, that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.

Natural Disasters are Up More Than 400 Percent in Two Decades

Floods Left One Million Homeless as India’s Northeast Hurricanes has predicted to Double:  CNN.

11. There would be a move toward a global government; (DAN 2:40-44; 7:23; REV 13:7-8).

The European Union has steadily moved forward in its attempt to unite Europe politically and economically.

12. There will come a literal Babylon (formerly called Babel, GEN 10:10) – known today as Iraq; (ZEC 5:11; Isa 13).

Saddam’s regime overthrown, the international community is discussing how to rebuild Iraq.

13. The fact that God once flooded the earth (the Noahic Flood) would be denied (2PE 3:5-12).

14. There is increased interest in vegetarianism anticipated, 1TI 4:1-4.

The girdle was often highly ornamented and was the place where they carried their money, their sword, their pipe, their writing instruments, etc.;

The principle behind this particular verse is the integrity of the believer.

The question is how do you attain integrity?

PRO 16:28, warns us that gossip separates the best of friends. PRO 16:28  A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.

The belt or the girdle of truth and the breastplate of righteousness produces loyal friends who love through difficult times says PRO 17:17.

PRO 17:17, A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.

Pro18:24 A man of {many} friends {comes} to ruin, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

With the belt or the girdle of truth and the breastplate of righteousness reliable friends are produced.

PRO 20:6, Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man?

Purity and integrity gains the friendship and respect of kings says PRO 22:11.

PRO 22:11, He who loves purity of heart {And} whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.

PRO 22:24, Do not associate with a man {given} to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,PRO 22:25 Lest you learn his ways, And find a snare for yourself.

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