Tuesday, August 31, 2010


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I MUST TAKE SIDES AND AGREE WITH JAN MARKELL's article and bible guided opinion, which are 100% true and biblical. Actually, I saw myself backing away from Glen's religious message after I noticed his 'foreign words' and teachings about God and the Mormon way. We all acknowledge his tremendous work in exposing the Left Socialists in our country and in the WH. We all learn much more about our own history and the Constitution this past year, and thank him very much. But we have to eventually take sides and stand tall for the Gospel of Jesus Christ if we are really true Christians, and the true writings of the BIBLE; NOT the book of Mormon!!

ONLY JESUS CHRIST can and will remove all the wickedness, pollution, violence and corruption from planet earth, and then set up His own throne and kingdom in Jerusalem, Israel ! America will most likely cease to exist. In the mean time, we pray that all 'good' people will come to know Jesus as their personal Savior and be Saved. And SHAME on all the so-called church leaders who have fallen asleep or become 'snake fascinated' with false prophets, false messiahs, and false leaders!

Tom Schuckman

Have We Anointed An Unworthy Shepherd?
By Jan Markell
August 31, 2010

Could we say that the church has failed to wake up very many people so, by default, a Mormon -- Glenn Beck -- has made quite a stir and has become an official spiritual leader? He rallied hundreds of thousands last weekend with themes of faith and love of our country. Americans are desperate and fearful of what is coming upon this land so they look to a Mormon for leadership. I am glad his Saturday event was successful for just some of these reasons:

* Americans came to celebrate America after the highest leaders in our land have trashed her around the world.

* They focused on what was right in America and they also honored our military.

* Faith and patriotism were lifted up -- two items that the Left despises.

* Attendees were passionate -- traveling thousands of miles and, once arriving in D.C., walking for miles, even if handicapped.

* Conservative Americans must gather together to fortify one another. Such events strengthen one another and offer hope. Finding kindred spirits in a depressing age is essential.

* Whether the Left heard or not, the attendees sent a message that they are fed up. November is around the corner and they had better look out.

In light of the positive aspects of the honoring America weekend, could there possibly be a down side? I tried to do a fair and balanced radio program last Saturday, August 28, with Brannon Howse, former Mormon Ed Decker, and apologetics' expert Eric Barger. We raised a few issues, and you can hear them here. I have received some thanks for the honesty and integrity of the two hours, and a few hate e-mails and calls for the position the panel took, which will be explained in the paragraphs below.

The theme of the Friday gathering of spiritual leaders and the Saturday rally was an encouragement to turn back to God. The not-so-subtle theme was "many faiths, but one God."

I believe many conservative Christians would have been relieved if Glenn had not brought out Mormon doctrine that very few are familiar with. He stated at the Saturday event that the American Indians are the "chosen people" -- blatant Mormon doctrine. The crowd applauded in approval. You can view that here at the 4:30 mark.
He stated -- and has affirmed this on his radio and television programs -- that God is the only answer. While much was troublesome last weekend, who else is sticking their neck out saying we have to turn back to God and gathering hundreds of thousands in the process? It would be wonderful if Franklin Graham or even Joel Rosenberg could attract a half-million people and deliver the true gospel. We aren't quite there yet. Again, by default, we defer to Glenn Beck.

The weekend opened on Friday night, Augsust 27, with Glenn's "Divine Destiny" program which again, is straight out of Mormonism. Many participants have implied, or blatantly stated, that Glenn is a "saved Mormon" or on the way to becoming one.

Friend and frequent radio guest John McTernan, was present both days just to observe. He writes on his blog, "There were several prayers offered at the Friday event and none were made in the name of Jesus. I was deeply grieved after I left.
"On Saturday, I attended the rally. If it had been just political, I could accept Beck as a leader; however, it went way beyond that. I am not questioning anything about Beck's character or motives. What I am deeply grieved about is that this was not led by the real church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Is America in such desperate spiritual condition that masses of Christians will follow a Mormon for spiritual revival?"

McTernan continues, "The sheep in America are desperate and fearful of what is coming, so they look to a Mormon for leadership. A Mormon leading a meeting like this for America turning back to God should have God-fearing pastors in America on their knees crying out to God for mercy. I am grieved, not so much with Glenn Beck, but that the church is so pitifully weak that a Mormon can now lead God's people, and they do not see the spiritual danger."

What are major Mormon beliefs and how do they play into this scenario? When God is the professed focus of the August 27-28 weekend, what is the deeper meaning? And Glenn is outspoken about his Mormon faith. He so-stated that fact many times over the weekend and in the weeks and months leading up to it. It was not subtle or hidden. But Glenn does not bring out the bullet points below because it reads like science fiction.

Mormon theology teaches:
* God was born and raised on another planet.

* He has a harem of wives.

* They produce spirit-babies that are sent to earth; there they gain bodies and earn sainthood.

* Jesus is the brother of Lucifer.

* Jesus is the chosen/elected savior by a council of gods from other worlds.

* America is the promised land, not Israel. The holy city is Independence, Missouri, not Jerusalem. Jesus' latter-day agenda is to return to Missouri.

* The U.S. Constitution is as sacred as the Book of Mormon. In the latter days, it will be under siege and will be saved by Mormons. Thus, we must "reclaim America" to save the Constitution and usher in a genuine age of Mormon leadership. They want to build a Mormon kingdom on earth, similar to modern day Dominionists/Kingdom Now proponents within Christianity. Founder Joseph Smith had a socialistic philosophy and wished to have a society that shared things in common.

* America's founding fathers were "spirit babies" who created a "sacred Constitution."

* Salvation is works-based and not through grace and faith.
This is what Glenn Beck believes. Is the god of this system, this faith, the one he referred to when he stated, "Today, America turns back to God?" Is his god concept one we can turn back to?
For greater insights, visit the Web site of former Mormon and radio guest, Ed Decker. Also visit the apologetics' site of Eric Barger.
Brannon Howse has done extensive radio programs and written cutting-edge articles on this issue for over a week.

Jim Garlow, a popular and influential pastor who partnered with the Mormon faithful in California to defend traditional marriage, was quoted recently in CNN's Belief Blog, saying, "I have interviewed persons who have talked specifically with Glenn about his personal salvation -- persons extremely well known in Christianity -- and they have affirmed (using language evangelicals understand), 'Glenn is saved. He understands receiving Christ as Savior.' "

In short, Mormonism has a different holy book, father, Jesus, concept of grace, salvation, end-times, etc. You cannot be a "saved Mormon." Evangelicals who should know better already call him a "brother in Christ." Some of those share the Mormon "dominion" of the earth and this is their connection. Promoting this false end-time theology of making the earth perfect seems to trump everything else. We can't save the earth and make it perfect. Jesus Christ has to return to do that.
So, was the following the purpose? Brannon Howse has posted a story at his Worldview Weekend site that the LDS Examiner states through Mormon writer Greg West, "As a Mormon, I have to consider an unintended message throughout Beck's work, which has culminated in this event. That message is: 'Mormons are Christian believers. Despite nearly two centuries of misrepresentation and religious envy by sectarian Christianity, Beck has achieved the visibility, prominence, and has had the time day after day, week after week, to speak openly and truly about his core beliefs. Those statements of faith have disoriented and confused those who had previously believed the lies about Mormons."
West has proved our point. "Evangelicals and Mormons Together" will be next. Why not? A Mormon successfully called a nation back to God.
Most who stand with Glenn, however, do not embrace this theology. Some Christian leaders are just deceived and others think it is hip and cool to align themselves with a man who is so prominent and so pro-America.

John McTernan states, "I know Mormonism real well. There is a Mormon prophecy that America is going to be nearly destroyed with the Constitution hanging by a thread. A Mormon savior would arrive and lead the Mormon church to save America. I can see this coming into play real soon. Maybe the revival Beck is talking about is a massive conversion to Mormonism."

We sincerely hope Glenn Beck will become a true brother in Christ. We can pray to that end and also that Christian leaders will sharpen their discernment and understand the disservice they are doing to the body of Christ by exalting an unsaved man, and allowing him to be a virtual shepherd over millions of Americans who just want to take back America.
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Sharon just called up to tell me about her predicament on the way to the hospital by the Lake... she "tried" to avoid some rubbish/ plastic from a prior accident on I-94 in WI., and some how blew a tire...Ha! We have full coverage AAA, but she is now late by two hours waiting for the repairman to fix/ replace the tire on the "old car"--2005 Dodge Caravan, and upset. I won't say a thing when she finally gets home. She has suffered enough, and accidents do happen. The new, younger cleaning lady was here at home when Sharon called, and I was showing Vicky some things in the Bible at that time-- that I have cut and pasted here on this very Blog post! Wow!

I honestly 'blows my mind' how the Bible is 'coming to life' in brilliant colors right in front of my eyes right now -- and all the other true Christians in the world too!! I keep telling people that we always knew for sure that the Lord would come back in "Due Season" at the precise time of His perfect timing -- but we didn't how exactly how things would take shape and what circumstances would be happening in America and the world at this time, IMHO. I would say that most of my relatives and others think that I am just an old, disabled, Veteran ranting about the Bible all the time... lol. We believe that the RAPTURE will 'precipitate' and provide the important 'lynch pin' to the 7 years Tribulation that will follow, along with the Anti-Christ, and bad times worse than ANYTHING mankind has ever seen before! And how plain and transparent are the wonderful folks in the U.S.-- WH these past 2 years [and before] doing EVERYTHING in their power to sink our ship, with all their borrowing money from China, Japan, etc., and printing more in the back room??? And both political parties [Congress] are also to blame, either promoting our destruction or just sitting on their hands with their mouths shut tight, like cowards.

But instead of blaming people, we have to understand that this ALL was prophesied 2000 years ago by Jesus Christ, Himself at Matthew 24, etc! Yet most people are still rapt with TV baloney, celebrities, materialism, or just trying to down size and survive. I gave one of my new DEFINED KJV Bibles to Vicky, the cleaning lady this morning... and shame on ME if I don't at least take every single opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with everyone who has a hearing ear. I must use all my skills, gifts and talents for the Lord's work. I feel strongly that I would be a worthless COWARD NOT to do this service for the Lord. The Bible says that we are 'Soldiers of Christ', and ought not look around and get side tracked by life's glittery temptations of this falling, failing world of Satan.

Thank you, dear Lord, for everything we have! Please help my wife, Sharon, remain calm before her surgery tomorrow, but on fire with the Holy Spirit, in her hour of need and anxiety. I must be near her too, to give my hand of support. Bless all other true, biblical Christians who receive these words and articles of faith.

Tom Schuckman

Economy Nucleus of Tribulation

Posted: 30 Aug 2010 08:34 AM PDT

By Terry James Rapture Ready One prophetic element stands out in considering the seven-year Tribulation era, with regard to the Antichrist regime. That is the economic platform prophesied to be at the heart of the beast system.With so many signals in view that point to the brewing Tribulation tempest, we should expect - if we are reading the end-times signals correctly - that this heart of the

A message/ email from an old, dear friend, far away:

Hi Tommy,
I hope your day is going well. I just received an email from one of my cousins who lives in Phoenix. Her sister, my other cousin, Mary, recently had her right leg amputated between the upper thigh and knee area. She had the foot on the other leg amputated as well. She is in full kidney failure, the dialysis tubes are in her neck. Her liver is starting to fail. Mary is witnessing and soul winning to everyone she can come into contact with to try and get them saved. Here she is suffering beyond anything the rest of us can imagine and she's working for the Lord. Thank God for the soldiers in Christ that think of others when they have monumental problems of their own. What a testimony to Christ our Lord. I just wanted to share this so you can rejoice and have a blessed day as well.
Love, Sandy