Just imagine waking up tomorrow morning and finding out that if you have $100,000 in your bank accounts, 40% or $40,000.00 automatically and instantly was taken from you and given to the government not as a tax, they just took it. That’s what happened to the good citizens of Cypress today.
“Imagine waking up to find out that as much as 40 percent of the money you thought was safely deposited in the bank was seized, without your permission, to bail out a near-bankrupt government.
That’s just what thousands of large depositors in Cyprus woke up to Monday morning after European Union officials accepted a last-minute deal offered by the island’s lawmakers to secure a $13 billion bailout to avert imminent financial meltdown.
The deal, which also slashed the island’s oversized banking sector, came as euro ministers in Brussels threatened to cut off crucial emergency assistance to Cyprus’ embattled banks after business on Monday if no agreement was reached.
Without that EU funding, Cyprus’ banks would have collapsed, dragging the country’s economy down with them and threatening the small Mediterranean island’s membership of the 17-strong group of European Union countries that use the euro — all of which would have sent the EU’s markets spinning.”
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How does this fit into Bible prophecy?
Though the EU will find a way to contain the Cypress mess, the day is coming when all of the propping up of financial markets globally will eventually fail.
Economies need investors and business to hire and grow economies and without the fundamentals being present and working, collapse is in the future. You can’t borrow your way to prosperity and that is a mathematical promise.
When I was fully engaged in the financial planning industry, my first career, I used a saying when training new planners to understand that truthfulness is always you best policy and if you follow the money trail, you’ll always find the truth. The saying went like this, “lairs figure and figures never lie!” Another saying I used that demonstrated to a new planner to not allow greed to guide his or her decision’s when helping people make financial plans and goals, went like this, “hogs always get slaughtered!” Our politicians are like hogs and they will get slaughtered and they lie and numbers never do. Because these two rules are being violated world-wide, you know that sooner, rather than later, the house of cards will come tumbling down and when it does, it will come down very fast and the devastation will be enormous.
As economies weaken over time and calamity causes fear, the man of sin that the Bible calls the Antichrist (Daniel 7:15-28) will come forward and create a system (Revelation 13) that will seem, for three and a half years to work, and then the system will implode upon itself and all hell will be unleashed on this planet.
What better way to control people, their food supply, money and water than by creating an electronic system that isn’t dependent on cash and if you don’t go along to get along, well it’s simple, they just turn off your necessities. That’s what’s being setup and what is on the horizon for planet earth. The pain and suffering economically will become so great people will be willing to do anything to just have some peace of mind. Paul warned us, “when they say peace and safety, then comes sudden destruction.” [1 Thessalonians 5]
Jeremiah 30, Isaiah 2, Zephaniah 1, Joel 2-3, Amos 5 and Revelation 16 are good scriptures to read to gain a better understanding what “The Time of Jacob’s Trouble” will be like. To see how much God loves Israel and His people read Jeremiah 31. What a great chapter!
The good news for us is that we have a Great Hope in Christ our Messiah! All who believe in Him will be evacuated prior to this horrible time on earth!
John Chapter 14:1-6
“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. And where I go you know, and the way you know.”
”Thomas said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
1 Thessalonians Chapter 4
But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus.For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep. For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.Therefore comfort one another with these words.
So then, the question now before you is this, now that you know the truth what will you do with it? Now that you know, God will hold you accountable to the truth for the light (understanding) He has given to you today.
Allow me to make a few recommendations:
- Read John 3:1-21
- Read Romans 6:15-23
- Romans 10:6-13
- Then you must decide…you are either for and with Christ or you’re not. The decision is yours and yours alone! God asked me to choose 38 years ago and I chose Him and I haven’t looked back or regretted it for a minute. I’d make the same decision again and do it all over again if I had to. Thank God I don’t.
Time is running out. I hope you choose Christ. If you do, please contact me and let me know.
Until next time God willing…
Keep looking up because Messiah’s return is at the door!
Peace and Love in Jesus The Messiah,
‘But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet
and the people are not warned, and a sword comes and takes a person from
them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood I will require from the
watchman’s hand.’ Ezekiel 33:6
But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as
a thief. You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the
night nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us
watch and be sober. 1Thessalonians 5:1-6
“My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and utter lying
divinations. They will not belong to the council of my people or be listed in the
records of the house of Israel, nor will they enter the land of Israel. Then you
will know that I am the Sovereign LORD. Because they lead my people astray,
saying, ‘Peace,’ when there is no peace …” Ezekiel 13:9-10