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Escaping Israel (Part B)

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October 18, 2021 6:00 am

Escaping Israel (Part B)

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October 18, 2021 6:00 am

Pastor Rick teaches from the Gospel of Mark (Mark 13:15-23)

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Culture dictates what is right and wrong, what is moral. What is moral. Who needs God, what was seeing them do that was watching this happen every day of our lives that they have launched they have declared war on everything that is righteous and it is intentional.

It is well planned out and it is becoming more and more effective. This is cross reference radio with our pastor and teacher Rick Gaston.

Rick is the pastor of Calvary Chapel Mechanicsville*is currently teaching through the gospel of Mark. Please stay with us after today's message here.

More information about cross reference radio, specifically how you can get a free copy of this teaching today pastor Rick continues his study called escaping Israel in Mark chapter 13. They were totally perverted, twisted to the point of you say what which is now becoming attempts.

Of course, to reverse it all to make decency vile and file things decent come to that.

Just a little bit in the moment will living through this what Sodom and Gomorrah to God it was not sustainable. God said history going forward is better off without that city, and the behavior that was ended in spite of Abraham's pleading with God to spare the city. God says Abraham I have to overrule you here because this kind of wickedness must be arrested because of it is not arrested, not stopped, arrested, if it is not, it will spread to the point where humanity will not be able to sustain themselves. The wickedness goes that deep the sin was so brazen the people were so intractable that nothing short of divine judgment could halt the spread and that is what happened today. Now we totally talked about Genesis 6, which led to the flood of Noah. We talked about Sodom and Gomorrah which led to its being wiped off the first face of the earth again.

That lifestyle had nothing to give humanity, except short twisted pleasures and you say that today and you risk being persecuted in a very smooth serious way, but the culture today is globally not every single person but globally becoming more and more Satan friendly and Christ intolerant and we see it happening and again it's not sustainable because with this rejection of Christ comes a morality and morality is harmful to humans and immorality is defined by God, not by humanist secular humanists so we have the LGBT recruiters not enough that they live this lifestyle they going to get you and you young adults. You're the most, or you young Christians. You are so susceptible to this move. Satan hates your guts so much he hates you just as much he hates me and is not going to come and stand in your face and say I hate you, what is going to do to take you out is to get you to move away from Christ. All the gas to do to make his hatred work against you damn your soul, and now he is God.

People in their sexual preferences out trying to recruit people to join them in their stampede was destruction is heartbreaking. When I hate them for this we see beyond the people we see what Satan is doing, but we also see that the people are serious opponents. Very dangerous transgender Frankenstein's. That's what they are Frankenstein's the whole thing of Frankenstein was to create something from the dead that ended up being a monster that ultimately doesn't survive. Unfortunately, a transfer student from from fantasy into reality they give again nothing to mankind except malfunction and if you are ignorant and if you're gullible going to get you if you find that the world is more fun and Christ to the point where you begin to leave Christ gotcha and you'll have no one to blame but yourself as much as you want to blame your pastor, your parents, your church or whatever else it will be you. One of the awful things about hell is you whoever is in hell will be there by their own choosing and it will be a lonely place. In spite of its multitudes.

Sin remains sin no matter how popular any culture wants to make sin see this has to do with the end times. It has to do a biblical prophecy. It has to do with understanding how my going to face these things, how my going to reach people with the truth. While the prophecy is truth and the truth is convicting and convincing while first convincing, then it's good well may be driven by the wide, sorry about that. Nowadays, we are stuck instead of keyboards and Giants giant keyboards giant powerbrokers in their cartel we have these tech monsters who suppose themselves to be godlike, but really the devils, not because of what they are have created with technology. But what they are creating because of the technology, the culture that produces great characters is being abolished now. This culture will create the antichrist is moving all in that direction and it's ramping up faster. How much of human history lived at the speed of a horse that had a slide from oil lanterns and how much of history was without what we call modern technology. Most of it. It wasn't until the last 300 years is always more man begin to find out that you know I can could get more energy from steam and and harnessed electricity and now look what's happening. It's no surprise that God withheld technology from humanity because we are seeing what they do and what happens when I say this. What happens when I say we are in a culture that cannot produce great characters, but can produce the antichrist. What happens then they scoff they scoff at that yeah right. Because technology offers us some very wonderful benefits.

It does not mean and did nothing wrong.

Technology in itself course. It's what you do with it.

Second Peter chapter 3 knowing this first see that emphasis we miss that, do we not read second Peter when he says scoffers will come, we missed it. He said first use of the unbelievers that will recruit you to their side. Knowing this first of scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts. What is ask yourself that's a prophetic statement that Peter's making about the end times are they walking according to their own lusts, of course, whatever passions they may have see that is end time prophecy and it is helpful to us, but it is damning to those against Christ.

Second Corinthians chapter 2 of Paul who had to him. You know decadent Corinth is just such an awful place when when Paul writes to the Romans that first chapter is living in Corinth and so all of that activity that he is dragging into the light is happening outside of his window. I like to think you know, maybe he just came back from the marketplace and he saw the debauchery analogies writing to the Romans and he saying that all you know what these people are doing here in current doing in Rome and everywhere else so he writes this to the Corinthians. Later he says to the one we are the aroma of death, leading to death see that one is the one that scoffs at Christ that rejects him you to them. You reek of death that begin a judgment because you're saying you going to go to hell if you don't accept Christ that hell is death, whether they believe it or not, that is the fragrance that there picking up and that is what they are rebelling against part of it, or continues and to the other the aroma of life leading to life. Other Christians are blessed by you when you share them a Christian, Joe. I love the Lord Jesus Christ and as such a bouquet of promise and of life support was right near the Trinity to listen. This is how it is. There are those that hate Christ to them is the message of death. There are those that love Christ of them is the message of life. These the days we been living in from the beginning was that way with Cain and Abel goes all the way back recovery of this collapsing. Listen to this recovery of this collapsing culture is not the primary calling of the saints is not our first calling to try to rescue America.

I'm not saying we should not try make efforts.

It's not primary what is primary recovery of lost souls. That's what our primary mission is and it's a large distance between the two is not a close second. This is seen in what happens during the great tribulation.

The two witnesses that a dispatch from God to hundred and 44,000 Saints are not trying to recover the planet trying to save souls for preaching the gospel under fire and we do well to learn these lessons from them. And this comes from the study of end time prophecy preaching Jesus in a material or materialistic world, a world rich with material things is like sowing seed where the root structures are very dense and that means getting people saved through the truth is going to meet strong resistance looks gospel Jesus said chapter 8. Now the ones seeds. That is, that fell among the thorns are those who, when they have heard, go out and are choked with the cares, riches and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity. If you are a believer of Jesus Christ and God blesses you with well it is your responsibility to say Lord, what would you like me to do with your money and you either can trust God to do that or not. It is not mean God's consent. I want you to give it all away and you will have none and I can use you anymore but I got all your cash, reverse prosperity teaching, take your money because God wants to be rich. That's not how it works. God is very much. You just can't do things in a society and civilization. We still have some civilization going to go integrates ablation but we still have some of it is very difficult to do much for Christ without cash that is just the fact you don't have to like it is just fact you say what I'm going to travel to California and preach over their new live on the East Coast.

I get there any of you cash else but to be able to be balance to where does not morph into greed or anything else anyway. Send is not be sin is not stopping sin.

As I mentioned does not cease to be sin because it is everywhere embraced that only makes it pandemic when sin is embraced everywhere. You just have it spread everywhere there's an ACCEPTABLE, is everybody's doing what a dingbat approach to life. Everybody's doing it may extrude something stringent breathing. You know everybody's doing I want to do it to. But even that has its boundaries.

If culture dictates what is right and wrong, what is moral.

What is it moral who needs God, what was seeing them do that right wrist while watching this happen every day of our lives now where they have launch they have declared war on everything that is righteous and it is intentional.

It is well planned out and it is becoming more and more effective parents wondering how my going to shield my kids from these monsters and the kids coming then monsters yeah they are get close enough to them. You can anyway. I don't know you a you teens getting this. Have you gotten it already you need a refresher course. What part of this is difficult understand what you have to fight out with them in your own heart is who's going to win the fun of the world or the truth of God fun will always out fund Christianity, it will always do this with great destruction even in ancient you know the ancient world. The Romans and the Greeks the adults had the you know they've been in the Stoics in the upper carry and yet celebs go live live and love everything and in the other starts. You know, our nothing is good that is fun and it just the craziness of it all. You are expected to be smarter than those duped by Satan, especially if you go to a good church. If you go to a good church you is even a bigger target on you. Why does Satan have to fuss with people that go to a church and never hear the word of God. He's after the ones that are hearing the word of God, I'm so sick of it. I can't tell you what God tells me that you have a right to be sick get back in there Christ who loves you will fight for you if you want. Now we turn our attention briefly to these domino churches that are falling into heresy like dominoes because the Internet is just as hauling the chili forum. All of the heresies are now just instinct you don't have to go to the library and read a book you can see a two minute video on something that is full of baloney.

Heresy does not become acceptable to God simply because it has been embraced by churches that use his name all the church believes in that stupid stuff okay. God must believe know it doesn't work. Not like that when churches embrace heresy, it becomes apostasy and apostasy is the falling away and it is as though they never were worse than not hearing the gospel, but hearing it, having it then rejecting it.

What hope remains God's word does not cave in to those in conflict with its demands. If you said I don't like what God is saying he's not going to change you can change and you can join and you can then become like all the other believers who are trying to serve the Lord with all their heart, soul, mind and strength. You can then say I get it now and this is much better. This is much better and kicking against the goads as Paul the apostle did when he persecuted the church he really thought he was right. He could taste the hatred the Bible says Paul or Saul at that time still breathing threats of violence wreak havoc on the church. He hated Christians so much, why, why did Paul hate them on a whole new level than when he first came in touch with Christians because of one man, Stephen Stephen got up and Paul's face with the truth that he was not ready to take and Paul never forgot it. When he got saved he used and he would spend his life preaching what Stephen preached because now it was what Paul believed to this culture is fighting to make God's morals obsolete obsolete no longer you know just defunct out of style to Satan's delight at us understand Satan hates the people that hate Christ don't think that because people hate Christ that Satan loves them. He loves using them. He hates all mankind. So here's this culture that wherein trying to reverse everything.

Isaiah called it 700 years over 700 years before Christ came as in chapter 5 woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness if doing it in this day as it would come. Because of this is the Lord to go to his law of Moses don't do this don't do that is bad for everybody and they would switch it around know this is actually good for each other.

Stealing is good. It helps help so the one stolen from. It doesn't help them. They're insistent that judgment is untrue seals their doom. And that's what they do they think I don't believe it is not true.

Okay, you're fine.

Then there's too much evidence is too much Scriptural prophecy and knowing it and being able to draw it out. I have noticed when I've used prophecy on some unbelievers who are adamant about their unbelief. They don't want to hear it.

They want to shut me down the prophecy we could talk about crisis crossing sent on a startup, the facts of prophecy one here that why the kit disputed.

We talk about what the Bible called the cashless society long before there were credit cards long before they were bit coins long before these things he said this was going to happen is the day is going to come when you can't buy or sell without being plugged into the government barter system will be done. Bible: is this many other such things. John's Gospel for those they are that are trying to makes an honorable.

They're even trying to make it honorable to God by taking their perversity into churches and flaunting it. You can go to a church and you can have someone that is totally steeped in perversity and everybody knows it, and that calling this wonderful John chapter 15 verse 18.

If the world hates you, you know that it hated me before it hated you. Because of that aroma that fragrance that's coming off the believer simply for not agreeing with a Lucifer bloated society. That's why you will be hated because you disagree just go to the office place. Then around the corner and say not think that sick. I watch what happens. You demonically stuff. Wherefore, Grau humans, you know, they've taken if taken with the you know they take the goose of the dock and they force-feed it until he's liver becomes bloated and then they butcher it after they because skeleton serve the liver foie gras was that from is from a goose. Laura Dr. we force-fed as was say is Satan and antichrist are trying to do to us now. So Jesus warns, he says these are climactic times when you see that temple built and you see it defiled. You understand that the end is coming and I have 1260 days of persecution from that point forward. So, Luke's Gospel, chapter 21 Jesus said and you will be hated for my namesake is not talking just to the Jew, the Jews are hated because the Jews we know Satan hates them because the Jews are the people chosen by God to produce Messiah and many other promises surrounding that event, but the Christians will be hated. The believers will be hated. Verse 13. Now we come to our text this morning, let him who is on the housetop not go down into the house nor enter to take anything out of his house know their rooftops in ancient Israel the time Jesus preached serve as our porches, our patios, our backyard deck sets were people went to hang out and he is is saying if you're on out on the patio and you listening to the radio will unavoidably has a radio anymore. It was a deal smart device and you get the headline antigovernment. This you know the antichrists we won't know his name, they'll know it will be here for that.

When they say so-and-so has defiled the Jewish Temple when you hear that on the radio don't go back in the house to get something, no matter what. It is a people are mean you know we have to use you to catch the urgency here what you were to instantly realize that antichrist is a monster is not a friend of Israel and this this hatred is unprecedented for the Jews. With this unprecedented hatred and unprecedented resources. It will be extreme. The extermination verse 20 will come back to that later. So as the news breaks of this abomination escape before the checkpoints are in place, don't hesitate flea delay in Pompeii. Your Pompeii close to Matt Maples Mount Vesuvius centuries ago there was a very large volcano there that erupted and wiped out the city of Pompeii other places to them. Boats were coming to their health as many of them got wiped out also. But anyway, archaeologist have found beneath the skeleton that perished in Pompeii. The remains of a leather pouch with 20 coins of silver in it and a key which was believed to be his house key. The point is, he took the key went back in the house. He got his silver and he never made it out so that is just a natural lesson from a natural disaster, but this is a spiritual lesson from an omnipotent God nieces don't go back soon as you hear the news you have no time global persecution of the Christian and the Jew of the non-Jewish Christian will be everywhere. You know, the ethnic Jew cannot, he won't be able to opt out of his ethnicity but people can opt out of Christianity the Gentiles is okay. I'm not going to follow Christ and they will course, perished because of that, but the Jews a stock they cannot sell cannot a Jew, the DNA research is going to be thorough there. This is why you you have the hundred 12,000 from each tribe they going to be able to identify without any doubt your Jew into that now. Verse 16. Let him who is in the field not go back to get us closer if you're at work and you hear on the radio.

He's just done this. Don't go back home. This is radical stuff. This is the time of Jacob's trouble. As Jeremiah prophesied or read that verse later. But how will they know where to go. Okay flea flea where well some of them will be process of elimination. At this point.

Smart phones will be very beneficial will be talking with you.

Those roads are closed but here's one that's open and likely the only roads going to be open will be to Jordan, I don't think Egypt is going to play along. I don't think you'll make a move. Thanks for tuning in to cross reference radio for this study in the book of Mark cross reference radio is the teaching ministry of Pastor Rick Gaston of Calvary Chapel Mechanicsville in Virginia to learn more information about this ministry. Visit our website cross reference once you're there you'll find additional teachings from Pastor Rick.

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