The Pope vs The Donald

The Pope began by making accusations that Presidential hopeful Donald Trump was not a Christian based on his promise to put up a wall between Mexico and the US if elected.

Donald Trump struck back by saying that the Pope would be sorry if he was not the new President because there would still be an ISIS to attack the Vatican even though they have walls.  Also, he accused the Pope of succumbing to Mexican politics during his most recent visit to the area.

There are problems on both sides of the quarrel. First and possibly most surprising is that neither are Christians, Mr. Trump or the Pope.  A Christian is a follower of Christ and ALL that He said, taught and did.  Jesus left a perfect example of how to be and not even the leader of one of the largest religions in the world is living by His example – or anywhere close to it.

This being said, this will not stop the Pope from condemning the US, its leaders, its religions and nor the US Catholic church. This will continue especially in the future as the office of the Pope will exert influence on the coming beast power and the primarily English speaking countries reap the impact of this union.

As the final beast power forms there will be a church that impacts and guides it. In scripture it is identified as Mystery, Babylon the Great.

Revelation 17:4  The woman [a church] was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornication.

Revelation 17:5  And on her forehead a name was written: MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.

We further see how this church will persecute God’s people – spiritual Israel:

Revelation 17:6  I saw the woman, drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I marveled with great amazement.

This is the same church that has ridden the past resurrections of the Roman empire causing it to be known as the Holy Roman Empire due to her influence [riding it] upon it:

Revelation 17:7  But the angel said to me, “Why did you marvel? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns.

Perhaps this seems like conjecture and guess work up to this point but notice in the next verse that it is spelled out where this church “sits.”

Revelation 17:9  “Here is the mind which has wisdom: The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits.

This is none other than Rome and the church that is there, the church that has been directly involved with those that have reigned over the Holy Roman Empire for centuries:

Revelation 17:18  And the woman whom you saw is that great city which reigns over the kings of the earth.”

This “great city” is once again referred to as Babylon, bringing the identification full circle:

Revelation 18:10  standing at a distance for fear of her torment, saying, ‘Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! For in one hour your judgment has come.’

This coming alliance is one that many will want to be associated with and will indeed benefit from.

Revelation 18:3  For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich through the abundance of her luxury.”

But it is definitely one that true Christians that want to avoid receiving the mark of the beast must not have anything to do with.

Revelation 18:4  And I heard another voice from heaven saying, “Come out of her, my people, lest you share in her sins, and lest you receive of her plagues.

 

 

Pope is Not Infallible

The pope has become increasingly vocal and dogmatic in the name of “Christianity” as he tells the US and some of its politicians how they should be acting. This conflict and adversarial relationship will continue to grow more contentious as Great Tribulation materializes.

Sen. Jeff Sessions…doesn’t expect to be swayed by what [the Pope] says on immigration, climate change or the economy.

“He’s said things close to open borders, which I think is wrong….

“It’s always dangerous for church leaders to start opining on complex matters of which they haven’t had a chance to learn over the years. I mean, we’ve been wrestling with immigration for 30 years. That’s a lot of knowledge. So the pope is not invested in that,” Sessions said.

….I think he probably is not sufficiently informed [about putting up a wall], and I would say that despite some of the biblical things, Nehemiah went back to Jerusalem and the Lord commanded him to build a wall.The walls of the Vatican

“So, [there are] many references in the Old Testament about the legitimacy of nations or countries or tribal areas, deciding who goes in and through and who does not. So that’s part of it.”

“I would suggest on immigration, maybe he would want to go to Argentina and ask them to take more people from the Middle East. They take almost none.”

And Sessions isn’t a big fan of the pope’s criticism of capitalism either.

“Has a socialist policy worked in Argentina or Brazil? Who do they call on when there is a refugee crisis? The West, who has a free market system that has created wealth….”

 

Source: Jeff Sessions Unswayed by Pope on Immigration, Economy, Climate

Russia Plans to Sell Iran Up to $8B Worth of Weapons

Russian and Iran were allies in the days of the Medes and Persians.  So it should come as no surprise that these two are once again in collusion with one another and will continue to be in the future as prophecy suggests.

Moscow plans to sell Iran state-of-the-art warplanes, tanks and missile systems, Russian state media said Wednesday — a haul that could reportedly total up to $8 billion.

In addition … Iran is eyeing up Russian warships, diesel submarines, gunships, T-90 tanks and coastal defense systems, according to a report in Russian business daily Kommersant earlier this week.

Military cooperation between Moscow and Tehran dates back years.

The S-300s — which are capable of rendering the Iranian sky inaccessible for most U.S. and Israeli jets — were first supposed to ship in 2010, but the delivery was halted in the wake of international sanctions on Iran.

Russia and Iran remain the main diplomatic and military backers of the embattled Syrian strongman Bashar Assad, who is entrenched in a complex, years-long civil war against Islamists and rebels.

Source: Russia Plans to Sell Iran Up to $8B Worth of Weapons: Reports – NBC News

Arab States are Seeking Nuclear Weapons to Counter Iran

Iran and Russia are making provocative moves so it stands to reason from a carnal point of view that their enemies would react in this way.  Also, we see that the US accord with Iran did not have the stated results — which was NO surprise to most anyone!

Israel has picked up signs of the beginning of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East as Arab states seek nuclear weapons to counter Iran, the Israeli defence minister has warned.

Moshe Ya’alon said Sunni Arab nations were not reassured by last year’s nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers and were making their own preparations for nuclear weapons.

“We see signs that countries in the Arab world are preparing to acquire nuclear weapons, that they are not willing to sit quietly with Iran on brink of a nuclear or atomic bomb,” Mr Ya’alon said.

Advocates of the nuclear deal, including President Barack Obama, argue that the agreement heads off a Middle East arms race as Iran’s nuclear capabilities are rolled back.

Source: Arab states are seeking nuclear weapons to counter Iran, Israel warns – Telegraph

Plague Fears as DEADLY Diseases from the Past Return

There were 10 suspected cases of the plague [in the UK] at hospitals in the past five years, the most recent reported between 2014 and 2015.

More than 100 cases of cholera have been confirmed since 2011, while scurvy and scarlet fever are on the rise. Tuberculosis has also become more prevalent….as well as cases of typhoid…and rickets there had been 10 suspected plague cases in the past five years.

The plague….was responsible for the deaths of 25 million people in Europe during the Middle Ages Experts claim the plague still exists in parts of the world.

The latest outbreak of plague was last August on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar. It killed 63 people.

Last year there were also four deaths from the plague in the US.

 

Source: Plague fears as DEADLY diseases from the past return | UK | News | Daily Express