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Sound of Faith / Sharon Hardy Knotts and R. G. Hardy
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December 17, 2021 7:00 am


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December 17, 2021 7:00 am

Forget the hurts of the Past... Reach for the blessings of the Present...Press toward the prize of the Future... the rapture-resurrection! Many Christians live in depression and regret over their unhappy pasts. Only when you let go of the past, can you embrace the present and reach for daily victory in Christ. As citizens of Heaven we keep our eyes on the goal line for the prize of the calling up on high!

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Welcome to the sound of faith. I'm sure not thanking you for joining us today because we know faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. I'm excited to bring you today's message yet press from Roman prison. The agent apostle Paul penned his most joyful and hopeful vessel to the Philippians. After decades of ministry had learned the secret to a fruitful and enduring faith.

Forget the past, reach for the present and press toward the future, you talk about our friends along those lines. In 2000, 2008. It was only three short years later that the president signed the bill to allow homosexuals to serve openly in the military and rescinded the don't ask don't tell a man when that happened, of course, all raw all throughout Christianity. We believe even though we think that he went and got with the legalization of same-sex marriage from serving openly in and saying I'm gay. You can deny me my right to be in the military to same-sex marriage dark and quiet out there. I hope it's because you listen do believe that some like myself and try we all but people did not think the world said this is what we got and it didn't take because like supreme court judges on the in the end that had the power and the authority amen and the court got loaded up with those liberal, pro-gay, pro-homosexual judges and what we thought we could never happen, you know, we know homosexuality is rape and we know we cannot deny people their rights just because of their sexual preference, you can get a wealth you can't do this and you can course, not. But marriage is another thing. Amen. It was not that God was mute.God was speaking only with the world we already started know they have the spirit of the world.

They had the spirit of making you can talk them into convinced that anything when the church becomes death to the spirit of truth. Amen. Now we just about got over that 2015 were still like reeling from the fact that it became legal in America for same-sex marriage but who who could force all the transgender debacle that came on the heels immediately afterwards.

It all started with passing on the bathroom policy and that opened up the floodgates again. Amen. You said you called her debacle.

Yes, I do use it, will I not understand that well a debacle is a violent flood carrying debris along its way and that's the word the Holy Spirit spoke to my spirit as I was preparing this message. He spoke to me debacle. I ignored it because I thought you know I don't use that word in. You know, use that word came back to me again. Finally, finally looked up in the dictionary. I think I know what it means but I would go see for sure.

And actually I had another idea is you can use it in sentences and it can point to what you're saying and people will take it that way, but the actual meaning we see it when there's flash floods we see when. Oh my God there's a tsunami and it just comes through and knocks everything down houses down. Amen everything's flooding. I saw last night on the news Peru that half of the country is live video of houses just when the edges and it's going in the debris spot. That is what the spirit of the Lord spoke to my heart that is happening here open and there's no stopping it now let me see. And you know I thought I had heard and seen everything. I think nothing could surprise me, but this week I saw two things.

One Facebook that I was like I can't believe first of all, one was mind blowing. You may have seen it. A picture on a mother of four children and married mother of four children has now transgender to a man and her teenage son is now transgendered to a girl in the picture is showing them in there now transgendered new identities. The mother is standing there now is a man dress is man's close man haircut and those son is standing there as a girl long curly blonde hair and their holding photographs in their hands of what they were born to be the mother is now a man if he/she is holding a picture of when she was the mother and she was a beautiful woman very lovely woman, and now the boy is now a girl with long curly hair is coloring a picture when he was a boy and I thought Lord God help us. You talk about confusion. You talk about fusion coming into a family like that dude in the whole dynamic of the whole family just one would skew the dynamics of gin. The repercussions for the other children in the store with something like that would do the rest of the family, a spirit of confusion, a spirit of confusion and in the other story that I saw a big married couple young their young and they just had a baby, but the father had the baby not the mother you say, what how's that possible because the guy transgendered. As a woman. The woman transgendered as a guy they they got the hairdos in the everything to look-alike the opposite sex and what they are, but your say what the how. They had a baby because they had not had a sexual change to their genitals so they haven't completed it yet. By going that far and so therefore they had a baby and shows a picture of the baby in the bassinet and the parents lying on the bed and the with the man haircut.

Everything is the one that just had the baby and the other who actually would've side of the baby is lying there next to him and it's a woman, not really, but you know what I'm saying. So I'm thinking to myself what a spirit. All of the spirit of God has been speaking to me for weeks and weeks now a spirit of confusion. Confusion has been unleashed on our culture and then we had on today. Gender list they're not male or female there. Neither one and there are some that haven't decided to their back-and-forth they call it sexual fluidity.

What it really is sexual stupidity. And I don't say that to be harsh knee or ugly.

I'm saying it truthfully because they had a spirit of confusion and a spirit of error. Amen. And so, depending on will determine whether they're going to be a male or female. At any given time, then the generalist ones go even further than that. They are neither.

They are neither. They want to be. I forgot with the word, is it something like entourage in this meeting. No sex. And so they actually go and get the one that I saw. I don't know what he was born as I'm not sure if it was a man or woman. I think it was a guy, but I'm really not sure about that.

So don't hold me to it, but he's had plastic surgery so that when you look at and you're not sure if it's a man or woman on his face. I don't know what he's doing with the rest of his body.

I'm not sure how that works now look folks, there are such things as medical mistakes. There are such things and I want to be humane about this in kind because there are people that are more fit tight and that's not ugly word. It just explains they were born with both sexual organs sometimes on the inside. They have ovaries on the outside they had the mail and and sometimes sometimes they had both it's a mistake of nature. It's a mistake.

It's an add-on hunting a birth just like their other congenital birth defects.

The people are born with all the time. You know I never said this in the pulpit before, and don't be staring at me at protagonists again.

Is there any way to look but I was born with six toes on 1 foot. This extent was removed when I was a baby, but the foot is still the form. It's still not right. That's why I can't wear pretty sure because I can't get it right and when I was young legs to cause me so much stress because I wanted to wear pretty shoes like everybody else, and sometimes I force my foot in shoes and my point would be in pain behind Arabs that were pretty shoes. I can remember when my 30 standing to preach up there as soon as I got behind the pulpit take much to think that she will. But you know I was bound and determined. I was going where halfway decent damage. Now they have to hurt my back and you know what I can't worry about that. I have to be solid on my feet. I can't trip I can fall I need to be selling my feet so you know what I can have my feet and my back hurting so I decided to wear shoes that don't hurt my feet but my point being that there are birth defects that happen all the time and when someone is born with these birth defects that they had these several different both male and female abnormalities that one that is another whole thing. I'm not speaking of those people and I would never say anything to disparage them.

Amen there are a lot of bad genes circulating out there. We got bad genes in our family every time one of my grandbabies likely to be back up to myself when I got pregnant with my first child and he was born and they said oh he's everything I said, houses, feet, and looking at me like I wanted.

I did the same thing when Todd came along and I think I'm undergoing a line right now. At the same it was there I prayed the whole nine months when I was pregnant that they would not get that because I found out later, my parents said there was a cousin on my dad's side that had the same thing. I knew it was a badging floating around somewhere and then when my grandchildren were still in utero. I would pray that they would not get that Jean amen genes circulating out there and so I said all that to say that I am not disparaging against people that are born with abnormal sexual organs. But I'm talking about a spirit of confusion and a spirit of culture because the creator created them male and pre-estate from one generation to the next and the next one will be able by high well God, if there is one made me this way. So you got me for who I am in 2015 Glamour magazine chose to cover the woman to her. You know Bruce Jenner. The one holding Olympic gold well. She was voted he was voted woman of the year and put on the front page of the magazine and every body rejoiced and celebrated.

We are witnessing a culture lifting confusion because there possessed by a spirit of error. Now let's turn with me to the book of Daniel, the seventh chapter and what were going to read here in first, you may be trying to figure out what in the world. I'm reading this for what is got to do with the price of eggs well just hang in there with me and you will see Daniel the seventh chapter in the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head upon his bed. Then he wrote the dream and told the sum of the matters in this is going to be the summary of his dream. Daniel spake, and said I saw in my vision by night, and behold the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea and four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another, and the first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings. I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth and made stand upon the feet as a man and a man's heart was given to it, and behold another beast, a second, like to a bear. It raised up itself on one side. It had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it and they said thus unto it, arise, devour much flesh. And after this I beheld, and love another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl.

The beast had also four heads, and dominion was given to it and after this I saw in the night visions, and behold a four E., dreadful and double and strong exceedingly and it had great iron teeth into valid and break in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it, and it had 10 horns, and it was diverse from all the beast that were before it, now I am not go to get on the subject of Daniel and the end times to discuss it as the scene but staying with what we had been talking about today about a spirit of confusion in the spirit of error. Briefly, we see that the first beast was a lion. It's unusual. It had eagle's wings but notice that Daniel didn't have any problem describing it. He was like saying how can I explain with this beast look like he was able to say it was all Ryan, but it had eagle's wings, so we know the line is the king of the beast.

We know that the eagle is the king of the birds in the sow.

Amen. And so we know that this pointed to a kingdom.

The kingdom was the one that was actually at present in Daniel's day, which was Babylon. As he was in exile in Babylon and we know that Nebuchadnezzar was the king and we know this because we live already read chapter 2, which were not going to do, but we would read about Nebuchadnezzar's vision of the statue and how that he needed an interpretation. In no wise men could interpret it in Daniel came along and said here's what your dream means. And so this is now dear Daniels dream of the same thing. The four kingdoms okay so whereas in the image that Nebuchadnezzar saw the go-ahead was hand in Babylon.

Now it's a lion.

Okay, so now we can keep in step with it.

So the first was a line and it was Nebuchadnezzar.

It was Babylon and it was a great huge kingdom, and the reason for the Eagles wings was to show how swiftly Nebuchadnezzar rose up, it represents the swiftness of his conquest based is a bear and he had had any problem at all. In describing this beast. It is a bear, it's a bear.

Folks, the only thing he pointed out, was it had three ribs in its teeth and that was to represent that the Medes and Persians at the kingdom now that overtook Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar were a bloodthirsty people. They not only conquered but they like spilling blotting taking spoils and so that's what the three ribs are showing what a bloodthirsty people.

They were and also read that at that time Chris remember this part of the world has not been discovered yet in Daniel's day and at that time, the largest bears that were no work in the mountains of Persia, so that represents Persia that we get to the base number three Daniel said it's a leopard has four head and has four wings body.any problem with describing it bird leopards are very fast. Amen. And it had for wings again to show you house with Lee, that kingdom would rise up and take over, and it had four heads so we know that that was the kingdom of Greece. It hadn't happened yet. When reading in Daniel but now we can look back historically and see the center of the great Roman stops with Lee and Tommy conquered the known well pretty much amen and so this was a kingdom, and rarely overthrew the king how many are following along and so swiftly he came to power. Now Alexander the great died at 33 years old he died from syphilis. Now this man was a genius. He conquered the whole world when he died so soon and when he died. The kingdom was split up between his four major generals. And that's why we have the four heads so so far what I want you to see is this even though they were unusual they were still easy for Daniel to describe. They were beast that he was familiar with. Amen when we get to the fourth beast.

Did you see anything in there beast was. He doesn't like any beast on the planet does he because there is no animal like it on the planet.

They didn't know what to call it because it didn't look like any beast he had ever seen the whole it will not which showed you how it gets worse and with its many remember that now how the Roman Empire came to power, it utterly consume the earth.

Amen. And, with its army stamped its way through all the regions of that world in that day and it rose up to be the greatest empire had been up into that time. Amen. But now we see that it had 10 horns, and this speaks to a future time that the original area of the Roman Empire is going to be split up in the 10 major powers and I don't know exactly how that is. And I don't know anybody that knows exactly how it is because just about when they think they got it figured out you know it. That one time they said oh it was the United Nations while they are none way past 10. By now, and another treaty that was going on. They said it was that while they went past 10. By now, so if it is, then it's not go back down the 10 I don't know what the breakup and the makeup is, and that's really not my point. Right now, so we long hair I want you to see the future time. It speaks of the last day we see all the rumbling going on in your, it's frightening. What's happening over there. Amen these 10 horns.

I like this one danger for and we know by reading all Daniel would have to continue to read. We know that is the antichrist. How many follow me so far. Okay I told you all that I don't want you to get there because here's the point I'm trying to make. He was not able to describe what this beast look like because it was so different from other three and there was no other beast on the earth that he could liken it to. So we was not able to describe it, and we read in verse seven it said it was diverse from all the other beast. If we drop down the verse 19 it says, then I would know the truth of the fourth beast. I wanted to know about the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the authors we drop down to 24 it says, and the 10 horns out of this kingdom are 10 kings that shall arise. He tells what would happen. 10 powers are going to rise and another shall rise after a single that's the horn, and he shall be diverse from the first and he shall subdue the others. So here's the point that I hope you see. Let's look at the word diverse. What does the word diverse meeting different. How many agreed means different but we need to go to the original language. Don't we. We can't just go by the English, we need to know what it is in the original language and it was written in Aramaic. Daniel wrote this in Aramaic and when you go to the Aramaic you find the word is should not should not and it does not only mean to be different.

It means to be altered.

Dealers are you listening how many are following me. You see something can be different on man is different from a woman. Amen. But then we can get this transgender person whose author. They're not just different. There author and they follow me. It means to be third, and so is pointing to is this particular civilization and culture are with the creator. With the creation and the order of things the way and ordered it and created it.

Amen. The natural order of things I do that which goes against nature.

And so it will produce a civilization and a culture of confusion. Amen. How many see that when I came upon this.

It just struck me in my spirit because this last night antichrist but we don't know who he is and and you know there's a lot of speculation, but there's a lot about him.

You can read a lot more about the rest of Daniel and we find out that this man will magnify himself above all… Amen and it said that he will not glorify a strange God and you… Of his father's, nor the desire of women. Wow, what a man is he going to be. We know he's going to be antichrist but on a human level. What kind of person is he going to be this culture that working right now.

This culture of confusion. The spirit of error is going to produce that person that antichrist person.

Amen. And we see ramping up and so child of God. If you are Christian, you're not.

You're not hearing their voice reading the message your hearing the truth.

Amen. You according to what you said. I told him to go about the common I was just going to write a nice little letter that the common faith then I found an urgency in my spirit that I had to exhort you to earnestly contact for the faith that was once delivered unto the state that was once delivered to the truth. Amen. Contact me against my amen you I hope you're being encouraged by our message.

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