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The Encroaching Darkness

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November 23, 2019 7:00 am

The Encroaching Darkness

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Can we be a shining light in spite of the encroaching darkness.

Let's just be honest here. Witchcraft is a religion witchcraft and is more modern carnation without Emily, can you even imagine what the ACLU would do if every movie and TV show you've ever seen the glamorized witchcraft was actually glorifying God and Christianity somewhere there's been a shift where it's offensive to have a cross or a 10 Commandments monument in a public place that is completely acceptable and unquestionable to promote witchcraft to kids welcome to understanding the times radio with Jim Markel brought to you by all of three ministries just talks about the encroaching darkness in our world reminds us of the light of the world. Jesus Christ shines much more brightly that has defeated the dark enemy talk to Joe Martin Richey and Eric Barger $40 here is Jim Markel. This is something is really really happening. I cannot believe that this is happening Holly's coming right around the corner right now as we filming this right now is October 22, so you might be seen on the 23rd, depending how long it takes to edit on October 25. There are thousands of witches they claim to be witches that say that they are casting a binding spell on Donald Trump. They said that 11:59 PM on October 25. Thousands of witches will simultaneously conduct the ritual which is meant to bind Donald Trump. Unlike a curse or hacks a binding spell is not meant to cause harm. Rather, witches hope to prevent present Donald Trump from doing harm to the United States by his actions, so they believe that their doing something to help the country in a positive way, which is hard to prove that they've done it because pretty much saying you know where making a spell so that he doesn't harm anyone welcome to the program love that little soundbite was referring to something that happened that's actually a month ago now, but as I speak the same group of radicals is planning to do the very same thing at 11:59 tonight. November 23. That's the date this program is airing. Let me just sort of set the stage here because pure regular listener. First of all, you know that I like to sound the alarm as often as I can, that the dark world is trying to gain ground on the Christian. That is why I do regular paranormal updates here because you or someone you love is trying to be seduced by the world of the paranormal and the blatantly called just a few examples here before I introduce my guests for the hour some headlines.

I just picked up recently, the US which population has seen an astronomical rise headline number two, the fastest growing religion in America is witchcraft headline number three from Newsweek magazine, number of witches rises dramatically across the US is millennial's reject Christianity. Headline number four from life site news witchcraft rising as Christianity declines headline number five talks about the statue of Moloch outside of the Coliseum in Rome and will spend a few extra minutes on that explain what it is and what it means and what on earth is the statue of Moloch.

If you're just going through a grocery store line you're going to come across spellbinding books.

You'll find one that's the official Harry Potter spell book if you're just looking for this kind of a topic.

Let's just say for discussion here on Amazon you're going to find revenge of voodoo dolls on Amazon. You've heard me talk on this radio program before about the new world religion that seems to be environmentalism, which is just another form of paganism. Now I'm not suggesting that those who want to take care of nature are pagans don't hear me say that because I'm one who wants to take care of nature okay but I'm saying that forms of environmentalism are pushing the envelope, which can lead to paganism and I believe this will be a major component of the coming one world religion and this could be called eco-spirituality.

And when we were introduced recently to Greta Thunberg from Sweden, a rabid environmentalist young woman. I think she's only 14 scolding the world that the UN but yet Sweden has declared her, the successor to Jesus Christ. All I'm saying is there's a spiritual component to some of the things going on in the environmentalism related to nature, etc. I came across recently, a children's book of demons talk more about that just a little bit later you already heard a clip of those who are wanting to put a binding spell. They did so right before Halloween.

As I said coming into the program to do it again.

The evening of November 23. That's when this program begins airing some other things I want to cover while we have the time. In this particular hour eyes that when we do talk about this topic. I like to bring into the studio with me to people I think are experts in one would be Joe Martin Richey, daughter of Dr. Walter Martin, Jill, thank you for coming in today ask her having to and Eric Barger is going to be with us for the hours.

Well Eric, thank you.

Good to be with.

Again, Jim. Just ask you both his height just went over that lineup and will hit some of the sort of bullet points of these topics as we move along here but of this lineup.

It took me five minutes to get through to some basics here, Jill. What strikes you the most profoundly.

What sets off the loudest alarms about some of the things I just went through here. The rise of evil and the rage that comes with it. I think we are used to seeing evil things around, but the incredible growth in them and the all pervasiveness have them everywhere in our culture and then add to that the rage that is going along with it. One really great example is going back to the witches cursing president Trump and are also cursing at there also are telling us that's important to note, yes, is not just president Trump it right every one who supports them that curse is aimed at all of us, and to measure the rage. I think you need to take a close look at what is in that spell, we won't go into everything. But there's one really curious item. I think that makes a big difference and that is a terrible card and it's called the tower and usually when people have tarot cards read for them. They are afraid of the death card, but this particular person. Several people online actually point to the tower card as being the one that is the most dangerous and it depicts a high crumbling tower and its meaning is dark and dangerous, and it really actually talked about absolute chaos and destruction.

Jan and Eric so I don't think that they are really telling the truth when they say to us that this particular spell means no harm because this tarot card is the center of it and that's what I mean by the reach there is rage behind this evil. We see it everywhere. We see it in the satanic temple which is growing by leaps and bounds. It's out there and I think that is really something different, something that's increased and Eric. What struck you the most.

As I laid out the roadmap for this hour. There's no such thing as white magic, that's an old saying that I've said for many years since the days I was writing and speaking about Harry Potter, but there's no such thing as white magic.

People think that magic occult magic that is some form of supernaturalism outside of God Jehovah God, they think they can manipulate data do it for good, but the origin is evil no matter what they say about it.

And in this case I think when they say, is only being done for good is kind of tongue-in-cheek as they look down their nose at people and say were going to tell him this, what we know better ourselves. I think a lot of the church. Jan it's like Isaiah 30 which says that there people who want to rebel against what the Lord says, and they say to the Sears and that would be to the good Sears don't tell us what we don't want to hear prophesy illusions tells lies in other words, I think a lot of people have been so conditioned to only hear what they want to hear and in the context of Christianity that whenever we bring up things like we are today.

People go will I don't hear about that.

I want to hear something as uplifting was we need everything that God's gutsy folks and he's got a lot to say about these issues.

Were talking about right, but the other angle that I want to emphasize in this hour is that this is also entering the church limit like lip because the church is embracing some of the things that were sounding the warning about this particular hour, the church is pricing the very things were talking about. Well which direction is Hollywood gone since the 80s and 90s.

It seems that shows containing magic have continually increased while Christianity portrayed in movies and shows have continually decreased or worse lately mocked and ridiculed. So is it really shocking that American millennial's are rejecting Christianity while embracing the way of the which not really life imitates art.

Not only is the world being seduced by sorcery, but also the Christian church. There are major Christian ministries today who are selling what they call Angel boards and they are a Ouija board so so just a rebranded Ouija boards, calling it an evil record and they call it an angel board were you can talk to your angels, typically New Age will say, spirit guides, but terminology doesn't matter, it's all the same thing. There are tarot cards; tarot cards will use a different names.

There are tarot cards are being sold for major Christian industries right now those are just the extremes. It's creeping into more subtle ways that this leaves that it absolutely is infiltrating our churches and in stealing our children and our friends over at sky watch TV. Jill ever think you'd see the day. Now I knew it was getting worse and I know my father use to preach about this back in the 60s and 70s how churches prefer soft lights, soft music and even softer sermon. So there was a lack of fire there and perhaps what Jesus is referring to by churches that are lukewarm, and unfortunately without that there is tote is hired to go to battle, and so now all of these things are being developed. People just seemed so attracted to drawn to the new age type things and tools of the occult, that would help people communicate to add to mentioned that really is full of only a terrible evil that wishes to destroy them. Erica had, you know, this reminds me, I'm sure that Dr. Martin would say if he were alive. How is this going on and I know the way he would preach about that. Yeah it does remind me of the way that when Rome sent missionaries especially we think of South America, Mexico down through the we know about what happened there.

They would come in and they would preach their brand of Christianity and then the natives, the pagans would be told they can keep their religion to as long as they have what Rome was teaching as well so they mixed it together and I think this is what were doing today to and evangelicalism in the positivism were deciding that we can somehow have all the trappings of the occult world, but if we Christianize it we can smile and say it's okay, somebody sent me a picture and I referred to it in the intro here you can find a spell book in your grocery store checkout line the unofficial Harry Potter spell book is your checking out of your groceries, how many programs have the three of us done either blatantly exposing Potter or at least emphasizing the fact that it's influencing children to be comfortable with the paranormal lot and how how do programs mean it's pointing them to a power mean that power is real.

We all know it's real.

The thing that is so sad is that is the far weaker power. God is the great power Satan is just a creation and it's sad that they are being drawn to this darkness, to the point where their lives are being completely destroyed what Jill I want to refer to an article you wrote. You wrote it for our e-news letter. This is a month ago now and the title was the encroaching darkness and we can't read it folks, but I certainly can highlight some of the things that I think we should just talk about lease for a few minutes here.

It was a powerful article, you kind of introduce it saying what is happening to the world around us.

Someone poured gasoline on the very dry tinder of the human heart in our world is on fire. Evil is good. Good is evil.

Satan is alive and well on planet Earth. You talk about some other things and thank you go into a story that was really big back in October, a full month ago now amazing story, the world's largest Ouija board. Nothing to be joking about. To be honest, nothing to be joking about. It's called we Gizella again. You can see some of these things visually on the radio version of our YouTube on our YouTube channel.

Dan Markel's olive tree ministries and we put a picture of this in the newsletter folks sign up on my website of tree

All views are just Cody newsletter. Putting your email and you'll get these once or twice a month we put in a picture of this jewel of this huge Ouija board talk to us a little bit about what's going on behind the scenes here and the consequences of a Ouija board that is 400 pound pointer just pointer alone write 400 pounds rights and monstrous 9000 pounds so I think they said size of four full-size semi trucks 55 full-size semi truck yeah they sense heavier than an elephant longer than a brontosaurus and nickname we Gizella this is got to be. I think the largest tool of the occult that very well, so I've ever seen on this planet. I mean, you might point to the Palmyra gate is a large tool, but it's not use the same way, the one that we're talking about.

That led to the temple of bail that travels the world and sits in large cities. This is even larger than that. It means huge and it's the brainchild of a man named Rick or mortise shoe rack with the vice president of the talking board historical Society that's just right outside Salem, Massachusetts appropriate appropriate yeah she was going for a Ripley's believe it or not record that I think it's far more than that. Being that he has the vice president that particular society.

The funny thing is, as we heard about it. Going up. We heard that it was there that you know we never heard anything about it doing anything. There is not a single story out there that that particular Ouija board had any power whatsoever, and I know you and I talked about that Jan when they're building it. Is it really possible that the Lord would allow something this large. To work and I think we did not think that that was going to be the case.

Eric your thoughts when you heard about.

We Gizella certainly just another PR campaign behavior cultist Ouija boards leases is a way I view it there very personalized thing. They speak personally to people the spirits that are behind them are speaking personally and giving people information that they think that no one else has.

But just them and certainly when they're given it back. In other words, when they hear coming back for Ouija board and they begin to believe that if they follow that will let the spirit that knows all about me.

So I just follow along with it. They really don't understand what they've gotten into our human nature is it were drawn to the mysterious in so many ways and many just think it's a game and just like a trip to the local psychic though they come back away from that experience was something way more than the expected and in this case were the PR things but it just shows that this is not in the back room of some occult bookstore on the right side street in an major city. This is out in the open. It's all over the Internet and certainly in new services to receive these things were going to grow and become bigger and I don't mean just the Ouija board itself.

In this form and a satanic tempo whose headquarters are in Salem they work hand in glove with this talking board society so that tells you who some of the people are surrounding the whole phenomenon. You're exactly right Eric. This is a huge occult publicity stunt that I also think too that they may be secretly were hoping for some kind of demonstration of power you are listening to understanding the times radio and Jan Markel and I have been studio with me to guest for the hour familiar voices of Joe Martin Richey, daughter of Dr. Walter Martin.

She's actually authored a 700 page book, the kingdom of the cold it up to find that a Christian bookstore and Eric Barger from take a stand ministries and Eric has a scam and occult oriented book as well on the title of that Eric is entertaining spirits unaware of the end time occult invasion by the way the download version of that we have dropped the price on it so it's got great principles and Adele people really discern what's happening around them. Okay.

And that's Eric that's right and you will you say this I'm going back to your article. Again, this is about a month ago we put out an E newsletter once or twice a month and Joel wrote this one. Actually it was written near Halloween.

She highlighted some crazy things going on in the world of the paranormal and again I do these updates and I encourage the writing of these kinds of articles because of the rampant paranormal activity that's going on as we speak.

You said this jewel Christians, we see the enemy ramping up a strategy and breaking free of restraint and this means that there are victories to be one. We are fighters and it's time to check the armor and scope the battlefield and I think that's a very important point because we have to push back. We have to be salt and light and try to delay this kind of decay and it's a cultic decay. That's just skyrocketing. Right now, and it's coming for our families exactly that hunting for those we are about friends, family, coworkers, people we care about.

They can't see it now and you know I went to Christian school pre-much my whole life. There was stuff like that going on. I learned all about it Ouija board at my Christian college in Rego that everyone was using the Ouija board and I thought this has to be innocent.

Christian college kids all using, how many kids have tried to talk to the dead based on what they read in Harry Potter that had a huge influence on our culture.

Look at all the magic movies and magic books that came after. So really a sad set of circumstances. One thing I did want to say them in regards to the magic resistance.

The witches that are coming out against everyone is that an undeserved curse will never come to rest at Scott's at Proverbs 26th two says none of us to script this Kurth and that they are really wasting their time. Then we had a good reminder and the power of Jesus Christ is far stronger. So that's why part of our weaponry.

Some people have Facebook pages.

Some people have shows some people have blogs. Some people work at their churches. There are ways to get this information out there, and to fight back and play one more clip in this segment. As of late 2018 multiple mainstream news outlets of cover the topic of witchcraft being on the rise in America estimated as many as a million people identify as being a witch in the US with 20% of that population to be in New York was as mean exactly the new testing binding spell in the president's order in Brooklyn were a group of which is gathered to place a tax on the newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brent cabin on one article says that the which population has doubled in the decade as millennial's cast-off Christianity New York processes, so I has which popularity doubled perhaps is because millennial's were raised in Harry Potter or maybe it's because of the rising popularity of yoga and meditation he to suggest regardless millennial's have embraced astrology in the supernatural.

Even if they are quite sure why. In fact, Stella Buckley, editor-in-chief and presidents of the cut told the Atlantic that their horse scope, contents, traffic increased 150% from 2016 to 2017. I tend to agree to the old saying life imitates art is not hard to see that the masses follow pop-culture trends that appear on the American idols of Hollywood. Even my own life.

When I started searching for truth. I was drawn to witchcraft.

The craft was one of my favorite movies in high school, which probably had a big influence on my interest in Wicca. The movie is based on four high school hotties that start dabbling in the craft and make it look like lots of fun changing the color of their eyes and hair turning red lights green and levitating off the floor. Of course this is only one of hundreds of movies and shows the glamorized sorcery. Looking back now I can see the paganism seed was being planted all throughout my life growing up cartoons like laced with components of magic in calling upon the elements that's YouTube or light exposing the darkness folks.

You can see this on the radio version of our YouTube on our YouTube channel. Jan Markel's olive tree ministries Eric horse scope increase hundred 50% between 2016 and 2017. Again, I think the point is obvious even though it doesn't work but think it works. If it just works.

Once in the words of something is predicted and then it takes place. Well, that must be all the time and we know that's not the case and that's been clinically proven, but you know used to be when I was a child. Now that's a long time ago it was kids went to a party and somebody said hey I know how we can levitate somebody you know and that that was about all you had to deal with. But today it's a whole different thing because Satan is proliferated. All these different catches that will catch people in these hooks that will hook and he's on the hook for everybody.

If you open yourself up and you decide you want to get into this there's going to be a way for you to get into the world of the occult, and what you get is a lot harder to get out almost like Hotel California want to change topics. There little bit going to another area that I think we need to spend just a moment on couple of things. As a matter of fact Jill outside of the Coliseum in Rome notes for minute.

Let's just remember what happened in the Coliseum in Rome.

So many Christians were martyred in that location. The Coliseum is owned and run by the Vatican as we speak. And until next spring sitting outside the entrance, not in the corner, not in a place where the lights are turned out, but as folks enter the Coliseum is a giant statue of the demon God mode luck and is welcoming visitors into this Coliseum where unspeakable things happen owing to be there through.

I believe next Easter next spring. Sometime what Moloch did or what the people did to iron the Scott Mallik is so horrific it's almost unspeakable. Even on the radio.

Why do you think the Vatican Jill would want any association with Moloch sitting into the entryway here of the Coliseum in Rome. I think all we need for that to really understand that is to go look at what Pope Francis said about Islam and Christianity that basically needs to be syncretistic. It needs to all be one belief you have to tolerate each other that the God of Islam is the God of Christianity that tells me right there that he's throwing why the door to these deities that he's been caught in several different media events where there have been pagan goddesses were shipped and now you have Mallik sitting in front of today. How many errors do they get any worse than Moloch. Well that's pretty bad, yet lonely bed, pretty bad, although the other goddesses that he was sitting with as they were worshiped they were bad but Moloch is the one that if you look in Scripture, his statue was set up outside of Jerusalem and the Hennepin Valley that the Bible says that the ground was soaked with blood. Hidden Valley is outside the old city. The old boundaries and right across from the dung gate which is quite appropriate I think for geographical location to Mallik. It's horrific.

Now the statue that set up there is a movie statue was created by someone who actually was deep into occult magic. Decades ago, and that particular statue was used on the movie set and now it's been transported outside of the Coliseum. Unbelievable to see it and it's a pretty graphic image of Molex something very bad is happening on the international world stage.

The rise of power. The rise of Satan's power gets out there and more blatant than ever before. Eric your thoughts on this God Mallik statue Mallik outside will Coliseum and the Vatican connection. You asked Jill if the good it worse and not sure that in your when you begin to compare one evil young God to another statue something it represents an evil God to another is like which one is pick your poison, it's awful and the Vatican. By this being set up word is the Vatican's complete control of that property. It's up to them to say yes or no to this, think they said nothing and that should tell us a lot because this is like there couldn't be anything more vile in the sight of God than this thing that represented what it represented, and continues to represent even in our day and in our day.

It's represented by abortion. Probably enough said there.

Go ahead Jill one more thing about Malec is all we have to do is go look at Deuteronomy exactly. And God named who Malec is. Malec is a demon that's who he is and that's to all the rest of them are and they are evil through and through.

Eric you are so right that kind of people for it to be on the international stage is almost incomprehensible. It is few minutes ago I pulled up Deuteronomy 18 and has on the screen in front of me because I knew we were coming to this. It's right there in the nine forbidden practices of the occult that I write about them in urging spirits, unaware of fact it's very first one in Deuteronomy 18 verse 10 me just say going out of segment one here that we do have CDs and DVDs of understanding the times 2019 speakers JD Parag Robert Jeffress, Mayor Stephani Jack Hibbs. Yours truly, Lori Cardoza, more interviews with a number of the speakers as well. You get six features in the CDs or DVDs in my office a call if you'd like to check out my store. All of tree use as an viewpoint, sign up for our various newsletters already referenced the E newsletter with Jill's fantastic article from a month ago print newsletter at where these items will be offered. That's all I meant to say about that other than hang on to the date of Saturday, September 26, 2020 for next year will say more about that going into the new year. Right now I want to take my first break of the hour when I come back we're going to continue this discussion, we got some things to hit on yet. I think you'll find them a little bit on the stunning side back in just a minute. We always enjoy feet from our audience. Write to us through our website.

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I had no idea that so many policies believe in that option that 98% of them know the prophecies in the Bible. I was unaware of any of these things that year and now I think the thing that impacted me the most of this because I get today is really exciting to see them in person. I listen to all the times I feel like I know them. I would crawl through broken glass to make this conference rise of the supernatural supernatural without Jehovah God.

I think this is all in times I believe the rise received is the thing that is related directly to the days that were in biblically that were in the end times we see these things happening, it doesn't shock me to see the world running after these things and the publicity that's going on with since you live busy lives and he'll always be near a radio. We offer electronic listening on the radio at our website. All of tree download the one mobile app and you can watch the program on our YouTube channel. If you are visually oriented plaintiff under all of tree ministries. Markel don't share information-based programming to steer you doing the spiritual battle/there is opposition beautiful. Jill and Madera is a self-proclaimed which and she's been costing spells for New York is for use but since the election of Pres. Donald Trump. She says she's been using her magic little differently.

I am very pleased earlier this month, but Cavanaugh was confirmed as a justice to the US Supreme Court.

That's despite being accused of sexual assault in the 1980s.

So on Saturday, Madera and a coven of the witches met her at her Brooklyn bookstore to put a spell on Cavanaugh. There's a lot of rage in the community following a hearing with Dr. Ford and confirmation. I wanted to give people a chance to engage in a little bit of like direct action through spirituality with us. Madera's tactics haven't charmed everyone she's received death threats and people of protested outside her bookstore. She hasn't shed how the witches cost the hex but she believes the spells I hoping to expose injustice in the Trump administration everything we've done that we seem new information come out about whether his mitigation, tax fraud or Russian collusion or fraud with the election of the like that every time we do it more and more comes the public eye. Welcome back Jonah near one point I have here is what were talking about these witches, casting spells, this is going on for literally centuries this is nothing new. What is new is its headlines in major periodicals, publications, Fox news coverage that Tucker Carlson features these people and they talk about it around the world.

This is not been happening.

Perhaps the last 3 to 5 years. This is literally in headlines. These people are almost heralded and celebrated. That's what I see is different. This is a war in heaven. Yeah there you go. It really is.

This is similar to I think I don't have personal knowledge of his be clear but I think all we have to do is go to Daniel and remember the delay. Daniel was praying when the angel finally appeared to him. He said what I've been delayed by war in the heavenly so we as Christians right people of the word.

The word of God. We as Christians know we live in a supernatural reality. What I think is astounding is how that supernatural reality is breaking into the mainstream media. That to me is just absolutely adding that he might point all these clips and their prevalent on YouTube. Of course, which is kind of the modern venue for people who want to keep up on news and don't care to turn the television on and every other video is topics like were talking about Eric. I see like this June.

The rise of the supernatural. The supernatural without Jehovah God. I think this is all in times thing. Yeah, I believe the rise were seeing today is again that is related directly to the days that were in biblically that were in the end times we see these things happening it it doesn't shock me that we see the world running after these things and the publicity that's going on with it, nor should it shock me that God is also on the move in the very dramatic way. And that's a great thing because were ever evil raises his head as long as the Christian is willing to stand up and speak up for the truth. God is on the move insert he's on the move regardless. But the good things happen when we stand against evil.

I've said that for a long time about spiritual warfare and its end times really good point Jill thing that is amusing. I look at this is the irony of God. If we listen to what that particular which was saying that she was so pleased with the results and pleased with 3000 every time she cast a spell he found out a new piece of information. The only problem is that all three pieces of information that she listed are not true. It's true to their fake news. I just look at that as the irony of God that he is the creator. The greatest power on earth, and Satan simply cannot ever compete. I'm going to Newsweek magazine now and I intro the whole program giving some headlines Newsweek number of which is rises dramatically across US is millennial's reject Christianity that matter will replace US with Western world Newsweek article says the number of witches and Americans practicing Wicca religious rituals increased dramatically since the 90s with several recent studies indicated there may be at least 1.5 million witches across the country. Trinity college study conducted in 1990 estimated only about 8000 Wiccans in the US and that's 1990, but the increase has been led by a rejection of mainstream Christianity among young Americans, as well as the rise and what were talking about here with 1.5 million potential practicing, which is across the US. Witchcraft has more followers than the 1.4 million mainline members of the Presbyterian Church and then someone speaks into the article saying plus Wicca has effectively repackaged witchcraft for millennial consumption. No longer is witchcraft and paganism satanic and demonic its pre-Christian tradition that promotes free thought and understanding of earth and nature let me use that to morph into something I want to talk a little bit about for a few minutes anyway, let me address this first to jail and then Eric please I want you to weigh in as well because the new world religion to me appears to be environmentalism. Earth Day came along and I think 1972 interesting on the same day as Lennon's birthday to Earth Day came on 1972 seem rather harmless. Now it's become a new form of paganism it's become almost eco-spirituality. Jill talked to us for a few minutes about eco-spirituality and then I want to refer to Greta Thunberg who absolutely ignited the world back in late September at the UN.

This whole incredible rise of eco-spirituality that we are seeing is rooted of course in New Age spirituality antenna in the last days at the fulfillment of Romans 118 through 25 they exchanged the truth of God for a lie and worshiped and served that creation rather than the create or who is forever last that is what is at the heart of this with the rise of Satan's power. The growth of new age movement.

Now you see bursting out of that New Age spirituality are eco-spirituality and that is where they consider all is when they are wrapped up in monistic pantheism.

All this one all is God nature is divine and may his divine justice. Satan once promised he would be in Eden right Genesis 35 so humans have a responsibility now to protect nature or we will all face extinction.

This is the fear factor they have brought in the fear factor and when you don't know the Lord and don't have trust in him and can't go to prophecy can go to Revelation. You don't understand the truth of it. You are wrapped up in a lie you are deceived, so you panic and so we see this culture of fear is terrible culture. Panic out that there to find their children. Greta Thunberg from Sweden who addressed the United Nations from Canada through a curve ball again at her.

He's famous for these curveballs that he throws because at the UN. He diverted attention from this young woman 14-year-old to Christian persecution, thankfully, but nonetheless Thunberg. She was declared the successor to Jesus Christ by the Swedes. She's from Sweden.

She made such an impression. She's making an ongoing impression even as we speak. This UN situation was many, many weeks ago now in September. She's making an ongoing impression on the whole world.

Eric your thoughts on this. You know Jan with the waning of the baby boomers and the values of their parents and the rise of the millennial's and Jim Z. Yes, now we have a view with the majority of people that are coming up behind us to reject everything before them, so it's not a surprise, since they been schooled to think of all things environment right was being most important, since that's been one of the keys, especially our universities, but now down in our great schools in preschool and so on. If this is what they're schooled with a grown up with it.

Greta Thunberg.

I think this is what partially with what's happened to her know she is autistic and shame on those parents that have used her as a scout tool because that's where it came from but their new wagers.

This is how it got there.

This should not shock us, but the same token, when we see the way the world has taken up her because it shows us the general view of the world is to save the planet at all cost. Of course they look at us as if we are crazy because we look to a God who will. Revelation 21 says right going to destroy this plan to hire them and you say that their hair catches on fire. Around spot yeah I believe that this whole environmental movement and again not suggesting we shouldn't be environmentally sensitive to nature. Never would I ever suggest we shouldn't do that, but the extreme forms of it.

I believe are being used by the so-called new world order to bring about the one world government because they're going to declare we need some international crisis to make the world one and I think it's going to be environmentalism it's going to be the extreme forms of paganism and environmentalism to bring about the one world system and that's where I think this eco-spirituality is gunplay into it's playing into it right now.

Keep your eyes on this. Folks don't laugh at it, don't just brush it off as something silly.

It's got a sinister agenda absolutely convinced is a sinister agenda know Jan care for the planet has now turned into worship of the Wilson and it's drawn. This is really not commonly known. But this eco-love is drawn from the pages of the Hindu Vedas captures that the Hindus it's all wrapped up in the whole karma thing to its focused on an impersonal universe. How can a universe that has no personality whatsoever, know all these things are possibly know any of these things about us.

It can't. So it's a direct attack on God drawing away from his personal love for us. You are listening to understand the times radio. If you join me late and I'm doing my probably at least 3 to 4 times a year paranormal update because the world is saturated with this. Those you care about and perhaps you yourself being attacked by things of the dark nature, you may not even know what I suspect you don't know it and that's why we just try to bring these things to your attention. To protect those you love, and particularly in younger people.

Jill and Eric, I got an email. Let me read two short paragraphs from the email from Teresa in Virginia, the state of Virginia. She says of book brought to my attention through Christian homeschool Facebook page. The book is titled children's book of demons Christian homeschool. The person gave a detail of the books content which was so disturbing. I thought I should share it with your ministry.

She says here's a review someone is reviewed the book. Apparently, please know this isn't like me to post things like this, but I couldn't let this one go some friends and I were in a bookstore tonight in the children's section. I might add, and we found this new book. Now I couldn't put it down without investigating more one review on the back said I was summoned to read the book and another says I wish I had this book as a child I could have been harnessing their supernatural powers for my own benefit. Upon opening the book there is a new demon on every page with a bio on his abilities and whatnot. Now most of them are silly like this one does your homework and this one makes you six so you can stay home from school, but then there are some with the ability to possess children's toys, one more sentence here. I cannot believe we have become so desensitized evil and witchcraft that there are literal books geared towards children to teach them how to summon demons. I then went over to Amazon to look this up. Indeed, it exists. Children's book of demons. It's called a paperback says don't you want to take out the trash tonight. Maybe you're swimming in homework perhaps that big bully is being a real drag will grab your colored pencil drawing skills and dial-up. Some demons be careful even if these spirits are more silly than scary. They are still demons and their publishers weekly praises.

This book children's book of demons. I could go on and on with testimonials praising this book titled a children's book of demons so that children can summon up demons.

Eric your thoughts.

The book belongs in the trash. The elf is Randel it's is more blatant.

I've said I said years ago because of the rise of the occult in Great Britain that we saw very well documented. When Harry Potter first came out right. It won't be long before now.

There's a proliferation of a lot of other authors. A lot of other movies that are going to be. Ain't that younger kids that are going to draw them that direction. And certainly we watched it happen and I have a picture of the cover of this book and folks, if you want to watch this particular program on our YouTube channel will show you the cover of this book. This children's book of demons. You'll be shocked out of your mind. When I show you the cover yet to go to our YouTube channel is Jim Markel of tree ministries and will show you what were talking about Jill. I think it's very significant that in the Gospels.

Three out of the four Gospels, you see a large part of them focused on Jesus's earthly ministry right and who is he doing with. He deals with casting out demons and he tells us specifically in Matthew what it is. A demon wants. It's fascinating to see that and when you look at if to say, why, why was this portion of the gospel set aside for this.

It's because it is real because the power is rising, and it is because we as Christians are going to need to fight against it in the first segment I said that a lot of Christians just want to hear nice fluffy things less in the morning. I preached on spiritual warfare in the church and do that often, but I made the statement that if you don't believe spiritual warfare is real and you don't believe it's going to be worried about them. Take a knife or take a razor blade and cut the book of Mark out your Bible because it will be of no good because that's the central theme of the bookmark is victory over the devil want to communicate with my two guests for the hour reached Chilmark she's the daughter of Dr. Walter Martin Walter reach Eric and Eric you one more topic before we head into another area here in the close of the program and I came across this online. I even posted it to our headlines and we do that, folks, six days a week if you'd like to put all of tree I posted this article about the occult roots of the whole drag queen phenomenon which was fascinating.

No surprise to me.

How about you know it's scary.

I think from the standpoint that you would not necessarily expect this level of darkness yes there dark and yes there last and send that you would not expect this level of targeted evil target to Utah targeted evil yeah and it is targeted. There is a recent article in Mission has in it.

They are how to write essays yeah and they actually point to the San Francisco-based Satanic temple. We were talking about the satanic temple involved out in Salem which is where their headquarters is but this Takes Pl. in San Francisco.

They say that they had a large number of LGBT Q identifiers and so much so that they hold what they call pink masses reach out to this group. So what is really frightening though. I think, is that the leaders of this group has said that they will fight Christian conservatives to the death. So there is a root of Satanism here showing itself in the drag queen community and as I said it's detailed in this article and quite fascinating and quite alarming. You can Google that folks. The occult roots of the drag queen whole experience.

Fascinating story thanks to Linda over at Mission America for exposing that Jill and Eric, I just want to morph a little bit while we still have time because a fascinating book that your dad wrote back in the 1960s you have updated and I think the original book came out in the mid-1960s, the kingdom of the cults by Dr. Baltimore which you have now updated considerably. But I think a fascinating angle to all of this is that back in the 60s. He couldn't even find a publisher. Now it's a classic anomaly that it's an 800 page classic, which many many people have in their library. Why couldn't he find a publisher back some 50 years ago. Back then, as we started to see the rise of evil, the rise of the occult and Esau in a lot of atheism and agnosticism that came out. You would think in that climate, that there would be more publishers open to it, but as we have all experienced, sometimes with publishers they look at is kind of a hot potato.

If you don't necessarily want to be the ones to throw it out there in the public good. This is cold. I learned more than occult. This is cold I know and it was that way. Initially but then Zondervan to come alongside my mother and not only did they publish his book but he was actually the editor for their department on cults and the cult for many years and they embraced it did promote it and it really took off. You wouldn't think that a book that we talked about Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormonism and Christian science and all of these things would be of great interest to the public but it was because the answers were not out there. No one had gone to the original sources nuts.

My father did as he went to the original sources and let them speak for themselves.

Originally published 1965 and you've got Jehovah's Witness Christian science Mormonism spiritism the cult of antiquity.

The Theosophical Society. Buddhism, classical and Zen Baha'i faith unity school of Christianity. Armstrong is in the worldwide Church of God Unification Church Scientology Eastern religions, Islam. The cults on the world mission field. The Jesus of the Colts cult evangelism. The road to recovery. What have you done to update this really took a good long look at the book because it's been out for a very long time and gone through different editions. Obviously, and we thought, how can we bring Walter Martin back to this book. So that's what I was really praying about. So what I did as I looked at the 1985 edition, which is the last one that my father did.

I tried to go back to that to lay it out the way that book was laid out to remove anything that I felt was extra that had been added and to focus on his thoughts, his organization. How did he put the book together and work from there. So that's what we did. We went back and made it very much like 1985, only it's updated. It has all the new statistics wherever possible. We tried to inform people about changes that had occurred in each one of these religions you even cover apparently you say here the Unitarianism chapter was added back after 22 years and now kingdom of the cults has been number one in the Unitarian Universalism since it came out in August. Number one, we are now on Amazon. It's been steadily at number one and Unitarian Universalism, which I thought was quite amazing, meaning Unitarian people are looking that's usually a place for the Unitarians Co. to look for bug so unless their families are going there to abuse someone is going to Unitarian Universalism and buying a lot of the kingdom of the call that the three of us did a segment on Marianne Williamson right, months ago.

Now this ties into the theology and Marianne Williamson's course in miracles exactly Unitarianism is really and if you want to take UH geology New Age spirituality and give it a formal name, then you have Unitarianism because it basically is the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man. Only God is not who the Bible says that he is. They redefine every single term they embrace this whole universe that has absolutely no love, no emotion. How can a nonpersonal universe know anything about us and yet they say that it does and then once again they embrace things like karma, they bring all these things in. It's really something that stuck around for a very long time. As Marianne Williamson's course in miracles shows us this is again posted 800 page book.

It's the classic the kingdom of the cults updated here in the last year like one of my guests Joe Martin Richey in the daughter of Dr. Walter Martin Eric Cohan I remember Dr. Martin made the statement.

It was the fatherhood of God in the neighborhood of Washington. His ministry struck me so much and really I'm in the ministry I'm in today because the inspiration I received from him in the early days my Christian walk.

I bought kingdom of the cults about 1982 and I remember for years carrying my Bible and the kingdom of the cults in my suitcase. It meant so much to me. I got it marked up from one side to the other. I can't wait to get the new version by the way Jill and everybody should have one because it has the updates and you brought things back in. I love what you're doing with this. It was the most important book in my life besides the Bible and Dr. Martin's ministry. The most important ministry to me anything that reflects him in a deeper way. I think the church desperately needs today so I really want to just put my testimony on it that thinking what it meant to me and what I know this book mean to others to think Eric that does mean a lot. I am just always amazed at what God will do if you're willing to let him use you and that's what my father was. He was willing to let God use him in whatever way he chose to use and even though it meant sometimes very difficult situations.

A lot of hate a lot of anger in the end it was all worth it when the Mormons would come up to them at the end of a Bible class and throw their arms around him and say thank you for telling me the truth, and now it was all about his life and this one.

Dr. Martin passed away 1989 and he founded mission research Institute was the original and only Bible answer man thank you were not caring of folks. One of the reasons is you almost need a weightlifting class to carry this book around because again it's 800 pages. So were not caring at how can they get a hold of it you can find or any bookstore and at Christians many of us are about online bookstores Amazon Amazon yes and we are actually for those who don't want to carry around a pound, but we are coming out for the very first time with an abbreviated version in a short study guide at the kingdom of the cults. And that's coming out in January. In January, or will they find that will be everywhere to so if you got a local Christian bookstore. There still are some out there folks are closing many of them are still out there.

You can check in your local Christian bookstore for the kingdom of the cults and then you have a companion. The kingdom of the cults study guide identify out Jan in January right that's coming at the city guides actually coming out to go along with the handbook handbook is the abbreviated version so you will be able to use the handbook and a study guide for teaching small groups or for teaching college classrooms. It just depends on what format you prefer, you have questions. Folks right will term no right here, folks. Just writer Walter Mark to have all this Eric wanted to wrap up this hour and take your time you got a couple minutes well.

We talked about some kind heavy things I get that but there are great victory stories that I want to direct people to one is in acts chapter 13, but acts 16. Probably the one that most of the Christians listening have heard. I hope all of them but Paul and Barnabas as they were preaching at Philippi. You know they baptized Lydia and her household, and immediately Satan said a demon possessed girl and this girl was speaking the truth. She was saying something that was correct but all new was in the right spirit and she did it day after day after day and finally turned around and cast the demon out of her. He was arrested for they were in the jail and at midnight.

The Bible says they were singing and praying and praising God. And what happened in the middle of that circumstance. By the way the jail in Philippi are jails today would be like a country club and it was total darkness in the middle of this trail there chained to the wall, probably, or lease of the floor great earthquake shook the jails we know in the driller get saved he comes forward he read to kill himself, taking the prisoners escaped and that would mean his life anyway.

Probably to be tortured, as he would die, but easily rotate my own life and have that happen. That's what he was saying by putting the sword on the floor and Paul stopped him in the jailer get saved in this whole house will get saved and who knows how many other prisoners got saved and it all started with the apostle Paul standing against evil. And that's exactly what we need to do in our days that we live in today take that example and make it real and put into our lives. I pray that nobody here gets arrested and no one's put in jail. No one is tortured or anything like that but I want to see captives free and do everything I can between now and the time I leave this earth and I hope that everyone listening feels the same way, let me just go out of the program saying that the world of both adults and children as we talked about for almost an hour are being programmed to accept Satan's occultism while rejecting God in the Bible. But one day Satan will be permitted to bring to worldwide power and occultist the antichrist and in the kingdom of the antichrist. Acceptance of the occult will be widespread in order to reach a point where people will openly accept and love uncle Meyer conditioning and brainwashing is required.

The conditioning has been happening now for several decades. All were asking is going to be salt and light to delay this TK until he comes to rescue his church, which could be today. I want to thank you all for listening and talked is both a privilege and a challenge to be born for such a time as this is a six to steal and destroy, to learn the warfare was hear from you know, throw website call us at time of 763-559-4476 355444 like to follow through the mysteries of John Martel, Box 1452, Grove, MN 55311, Box 1452, Road, MN 55311. All gifts are tax-deductible, so mixed with study on the front lines to go into battle against the relentless was 1000 years ago

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