Thursday, August 15, 2013

Technology Foretold.

Tom's Journal.

Thank You, and Praise You, Lord, for allowing me to be born in this time period, although scary and dangerous, at least I [we] can tell and share these truths with other people who need to hear and see!!

Even today,  I have certainly learned 'New things' from Jan, but I had my Bible open to the book of Daniel lately trying to tie in all the facts and truths that "UNLOCK" Revelation.     Yes,  Daniel and Ezekiel are the 2 keys that unlock the last book of the Bible.   It's true that God allows only some of His followers/ Believers the Gift of Wisdom, Understanding and Prophecy to varying degrees,  and I am not that grand master, yet, but I study a lot !!   I figure that I ought to understand something well enough to TEACH IT in this humble blog..... PTL.  The local [not loco] pastor helps me too. 

OK, out to get some sun shine now.


Note from Jan: Most of us have a love-hate relationship with today's technology. It changes literally every 24 hours. Our brains are weary from trying to constantly wrap it around the latest "upgrade" of you-fill-in-the-blank. Technology fails us regularly and our most cherished thoughts and memories can suddenly vanish only to spend the rest of time in cyberspace.
We have seen recently how the abuse of technology is working against everyone as the powers-that-be store data in such a sophisticated way that we wonder if someday soon they will be tapping into our secret thoughts and recording them as well. Many news items say that is in the works! There is talk of brain implants that would make mankind the "six million dollar man."
As I type this, I realize that it is probably being watched somewhere out there in real time. One slip on this keyboard and I could incriminate myself and suffer great consequences!

Remember that the Antichrist will be able to step right into this end-time technological paradise.
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Technology Foretold
By Nathan Jones
August 15, 2013
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 People are always surprised when I tell them that as Bible prophecy foretells future events, it also reveals some interesting circumstances that would require modern technology for these events to occur. Here are some examples: 

1) Increase in Knowledge - Daniel 12:4 reads, "But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase."  
These words were spoken to Daniel when he asked for an explanation of some of the end-time prophecies that had been given to him. In short, he was told that the prophecies would not be understood until the time came for them to be fulfilled. We must be living in that time because the rapid pace of modern scientific discovery is enabling us to understand Daniel's prophecies for the first time.

2) Transportation - Again, the context is from Daniel 12:4 concerning the "time of the end." The closer we get to the return of Jesus, the more people will travel faster and farther. Stop and think of how we traveled just a single century ago. We've traded our horses in for automobiles, speedboats, jets, and rockets.

3) Mark of the Beast - Revelation 13:16-17 reveals that the Antichrist will control all buying and selling in the Tribulation economy. How does he achieve this? He does so by requiring his name or number to be put physically on each person's forehead or right hand. What kind of technology could enable such a mark? Likely tattoos with magnetic ink and readers, or possibly an RFID chip. And most certainly computer networks, e-commerce and the Internet will play a part.

4) World Evangelism - Jesus in Matthew 24:14 declared, "And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."  
Technology is playing a big part in evangelism today and will continue to do so during the Tribulation. The whole world will even witness the death and resurrection of the Two Witnesses at the mid-point of the Tribulation. That means mass communication devices such as satellites, cell systems, cameras, television, and the Internet.

5) Image of the Antichrist - Revelation 13:13-15 reveals that an image made in the likeness of the Antichrist will be given the appearance of life and be able to cause "fire to come down from heaven."  
We live in the only time when this could be done with modern technology, utilizing pyrotechnics or lasers for the fire and robotics or holograms for the "living" image.

6) Population Explosion - Revelation 9:16 and 14:20 contain prophecies that at the end of the Tribulation the decimated world population will still be able to produce a two hundred million man army that originates from the East and marches to their slaughter at Armageddon. That is possible only because of the exponential population growth of today. And what has produced that? Medical technology.

7) Nuclear Weapons - Nuclear weapons are strongly suggested in horrific descriptions of future calamity such as "their flesh will rot while they are still standing on their feet" (Zechariah 14:12), "the sky receded like a scroll" (Revelation 6:14-15), and "men will faint from terror... for the heavenly bodies will be shaken" (Luke 21:26).  
With tens of thousands of nuclear bombs sitting unused, their time is short until launching. Complex technologies such as heavy metal refinement, nuclear plants, and inter-continental ballistic missiles for deployment are involved.

8) Limits on Technology - The events of the Tribulation also give us an indication of just how far technology can be allowed to go, and it's not that much farther. Take, for example, the fact that rare earth metals vital to the construction of today's technologies are quickly running out.  
Or consider the fact that future events prophesied in the Bible involve all people, but only people on this earth. That pretty well makes it clear that we will not be colonizing any moons or planets in the near future. Plus, the destruction of infrastructure and power grids along with solar disruption by the end of the Tribulation may reveal why the soldiers at Armageddon are pictured as using horses and primitive weapons. Man's technology, along with most of the earth, will have been decimated.

We live in a time like no other, where dizzying strides in technology make end-time scenarios finally a reality.  
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On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 3:49 AM, Thomas G. Schuckman <> wrote:
"If errors were what you watch, O Jah, O Jehovah, who could stand?" Ps130:3
KJV--->   "If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?"  ~Psalms 130:2.
 Thomas G  Schuckman :-D
     Disabled Vietnam Combat Veteran: 68-70
"For to me to live is Christ  , and to die is gain." ~Phil. 1:21


In a little while, we intend to take a short 'shoe string vacation' for business and pleasure, visiting some old, dear friends South of us in SE-WI., etc.  Only the great larger stores in the "South" have what we want to shop for, like under wear... LOL.   And better eating places like Red Lobster, etc.  And then I can turn Terri loose at Farm 'n Fleet with my Credit Cards too.  Yup, most of my old, but clean under wear is so thread bare that I can read thru it, and I need better stuff, and a nice big belt, and maybe some dress pants.   I need to visit my Mom, and other relation, if they are home, and a few friends.  

Let me also tell you about my power scooter from the VA... that I continually have to take it for a 2 hour journey to Escanaba, MI., to get the electrical part of the power lift fixed, but it's like the guy just puts band aides on it to work.     Time to explain that to the VA U.P. here.... but I am not complaining....  too much.   
      And Terri and I want to go to the local park in town today to catch a great music band, called, "Black Pearl."    I love music and live bands!  Terri has got the lawn chairs packed in the truck already.   She is working all morning on carpentry, and I need to get out too, to breathe the Summer breeze up here, at full bloom.    It's like a Paradise U.P. here now!!   And NO mosquitoes where we live because a huge bat congregation eats them up all the time!!!   Bats are good for eating many pesky insects, and I never see them fly either.   We got a bat- cave here in I.M. --- and I am staying out of it.   I got bats in my belfry anyway.

And,  I must be losing a few pounds because I fit into my PC swivel chair much better lately.   And my complexion cleared up a bit too, as I am drinking more water.   We intend to store more water too, in case of an emergency.     I don't want to be a dirty/ stinky old man... Ha!    
    We saw some new people at the Prayer Meeting, Wednesday evening, and that's always a welcome sight.    Pastor Kevin Sullivan works his butt off ministering to everyone's needs and cares,  IMHO.   His wife is such an angel too, and a multi-talented musician,  and a  friend to my wife.    Of course Terri gets along with almost everyone.    I would certainly have a heart attack trying to keep us with the pastor, or I would lose 100 pounds in one week.   

The Psalm cited in the beginning is very important to me, and I shall also carve it into wood with my Router and hang it somewhere to encourage me.   "If errors were what you watch, O Jah, O Jehovah,  who could stand ?"       ~Psalm 130: 2.     Don't you ALL think and ponder, that if every body studied the Bible, and at least TRIED to follow Christ's teachings, that this would be a better Nation,  a better world ? ? ?   The Islamist teachings are filled with hate and MURDER,  but the USA is full of greedy, corrupt, selfish people too, many who think abortion is OK !!  And for that reason alone, ABORTION, God has the right to exterminate us.  He very well might do just that  --- but he won't destroy all of us-- because He has made a "way out to safety" for those who still love and worship Him, and follow His Son, Jesus Christ.  And that would be:  THE RAPTURE !   But let's say for a moment that the Rapture won't come for another hundred years or so....  Hey!  that's OK too, for we are Soldier for the 'duration.'    The problem is, dear friends, is that we are fast exhausting the  world's supply of WATER, and other vital natural resources,  and China is out of water almost, and many Chinese get sick all the time from polluted water.    Our forests  burn down, and the oceans are getting so polluted to --case in point, Japan, and millions of nuclear contaminated gallons poured out into the Sea, constantly, from leaks yet, still!   What I'm driving at is that this Earth will be destroyed by man if it is allowed to go on with stupid, greedy over sight !!   We can go without food a lot longer than we can go without clean, pure drinking water!  But then, the herbicides, "Round-Up", pesticides, Agent Orange, etc., are killing our bee population, like the State of Indiana is supposed to have got hit hard, etc., and without the bees we WILL STARVE!   Come on, friends, you get the picture--- things MUST change, and only GOD can do that, because for 6000 years human kind has tried every type of government, and Satan has also messed with mankind too, that dirty old rat !   I don't even care what some lying Liberal wants to say about his satanic evolution baloney!    I don't have time for silly stuff today.

Warm Regards,
Tom Schuckman  

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