There have been many instances of fake news in mainstream media of late. Most of the time words are used to misrepresent reality, but pictures may also be used.
Recently the New York Times published an article comparing the sizes of the crowds attending Obama’s and Trump’s inaugurations. The message of the Times article is that very few people supported Trump by attending the inauguration, and by inference Trump is an illegitimate president.
In the last essay we saw that today’s events are driven in large part by a cosmic spiritual war between God and Satan. If there is indeed such a spiritual war of cosmic proportions raging in our midst, one would expect to see some evidence of that conflict. More precisely, since God’s current offensive is pressed through The Church, evidence of this war should be most evident within The Church itself or through interactions between The Church and the world.
A Consuming Fire
One must understand the nature of something to find evidence about it.
God wages war as a consuming fire:
God is a consuming fire (Deu 4:24, 9:3, Isa 33:10-14, Heb 12:29)
Every war, but especially God’s spiritual war, rages like a forest fire. A forest fire burns furiously until extinguished or all the fuel is spent. Wars burn furiously and uncontrollably until all the fuel is spent. Read more…
In the previous posts we examined the importance of accurately understanding ancient history. We have seen the dual nature of that conflict: Spiritual as well as worldly. In the last two essays we examined the spiritual conflict in depth.
In this essay we will examine the conflict from the world’s perspective. From the worldly perspective, the Middle East conflict has two fundamental root causes:
o Squatters’ rights
o Family feuds.
Let us examine each briefly. Read more…