Sabbath, June 23, 2012  - "The End is Near!"


The historic events, dates, and sources touched on in this sermon can be found in my book "People Get Ready" in detail.


Daniel 7:25  And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.

Revelation 12:6  And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.

Revelation 13:5  And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.


Matthew 24:29 "Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:”


Revelation 6:12 clearly says "And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;"


Matthew 24:6,7, "And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places."


Luke 21:25,26 "...distress of nations, with perplexity;... Men's hearts [to begin] failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth"


2 Timothy 3:4, “men shall be... lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God.”


2 Timothy 3:1-5 "This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away."


Daniel 12:4  But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.

2 Peter 3:3  Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

2 Timothy 4:3-4  "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;  And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."

Hosea 4:1-3 "Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.  By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood. Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away."


 Texas Sabbath showdown -- the inside story 04-02-12
"Beren Jewish Academy of Houston, an Orthodox Jewish high school, fielding a superb basketball team, had battled its way to the semifinals of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. Ironically, although TAPPS was a sports league of private and religious schools, the association was determined not to honor any Sabbath, except Christian Sunday."

Bishop concerned unions haven’t taken stand against work on Sundays 04-02-12
"The Church's commission on work issued a statement expressing its disappointment that commercial establishments have been given permission to open on public holidays that fall on Sundays."

Presidents Day ad stresses importance of God and religion 04-08-12
"A new Knights of Columbus commercial uses Presidents Day Weekend to remind Americans that past presidents saw God and religion as foundational to the country. ...The 60-second spot ran on national cable networks Feb. 18-20. It is running in regional markets from Connecticut to California."

Sunday Laws in Hawaii? 04-10-12
"A bill that would outlaw nearly all commercial activities on Sundays at a popular stretch of beach in Kailua faces a final vote next week after being passed unanimously Tuesday by the City Council’s Parks and Cultural Affairs Committee."

Let's make Sunday a day of rest, for God’s sake 04-24-12
"We dance in rhythm with God when we keep the Sabbath. The reason we are called to take a day of rest is simple. Humans tend to forget that we did not make the world and thus, that the world does not depend upon us."

Candidates give their views on Sabbath 05-01-12
"One hundred per cent of respondents are of the view that full legal protection should be provided for those workers who do not want to work on Sundays."

Sunday Laws ENFORCED in Brooklyn NY! 05-03-12
"The community leader leading the charge in the War on Brunch is recruiting Greenpoint residents to tattle on restaurants that serve diners outdoors on Sundays before noon. Community Board 1 public safety chairman Tom Burrows asked neighbors to join his fight and help monitor illegal brunching activity at a 94th Precinct council meeting in Greenpoint on Wednesday. ...Department of Consumer Affairs inspectors, deployed after requests from CB1 members began cracking down on restaurants that serve food and drink outdoors before noon on Sundays in violation of a rarely enforced city blue law that has prohibited the practice since 1971. ...restaurants must obey the law as it is written and are a “direct affront to the community."

Sunday designated as day of rest in Harveyville 05-11-12
"Sunday is being designated as a day of rest in the tiny town that was hit hard by an EF-2 tornado last week."

Pope at UN: Demands Sunday be kept holy for familes! 05-17-12
"Marking the U.N.'s International Day of Families May 15, the pope said employers should also respect Sundays as a day of rest and a time families can strengthen their relationships with each other and with God."

A Sunday in Spain 05-23-12
"They played card games, enjoyed the sun in their deck-chairs and demonstrated that the Sunday shall be preserved for families, friends and recreation, and not for work, business and commerce."

Sunday shopping VOTED away in Switzerland 06-19-12
"In Zurich, 70 percent of voters said “no” to shops being allowed to open 24 hours a day, seven days a week."

LASG to enforce ban on Sunday markets 06-21-12
"The Lagos State Government has said it will start enforcing the Trading on Sunday (Prohibition) Bye-Law, which bans opening of markets on Sunday on the Island."


Amos 8:11 says, “Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:”  


 Daniel 8:25 “through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand.”


 Matthew 24:24, "For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect."


 John 11:50 "Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not."


Isaiah 58:13,14 that "If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it."

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