Tuesday, September 3, 2019

These are the Times.

Tom's Journal. http://tomschuckmanjournal.blogspot.com/


Hi Guys,
   I am NOT crying in my beer... LOL, because I had to give up all beer, wine and spirits with my new gut challenges, recently... not that I abused those fine 'gifts from the Father.'  But when my wife drove me to the 'friendly neighborhood VAMC U.P. in Iron Mtn., MI. I had the "pleasure" of allowing an older nurse to stick me in the Right forearm last Friday night.  And anyone can mess up and error, but some nurses are much better and care more than others who only look for the PAYCHECK.  I tried hard not to make her angry... Ha!  Never mess with a nurse who holds a needle in her hands as she is looking for a fat, juicy vein to savage.. Ha!  One night later that same thing happened to me, but this time it was to the civilian ER [or what ever they choose to call it these days]… or Urgent Care Unit.  Dickenson County Hospital seemed to have better doctors and staff, and very professional!  PTL.   They were even willing to admit me and care for me there!   I know that the VA has many great people serving the Veterans, but I seem to be hooking up with the hospital workers--- some carrying a chip on their shoulder,  worry.   I HOPE that I am wrong in my personal opinion, but I also know that I am not imagining things.
     Have a great, sunny, wholesome day,  dear readers and friendsd.

Hi Friends,
    Things went fairly good for us all day where we live, [Upper Michigan, USA---NORTH].  But we are famous for our long, hard, cold, snowy Winters.  Too many of the school kids just wear their shorts along with an open Winter coat in the Winter time, outside.  Old men like me layer on the woolen heavy clothes --- and into late Spring...  Ha!  I am used to enjoying hot, spicy peppers for my circulation, but now told to back off on the heavy spicy peppers because of my gastro- turbo charged gut problems...  dang!   So, I don't have a problem giving up my favorite foods, 'stripped of their kick.' 
    Just saying... 'A poor boy was walking thru the skid row streets of Chicago, IL., USA, feeling sorry for himself and having no shoes, when he walked up to another human being that didn't have any feet.'  OK, that changes his prospective quite a bit and it only took a short minute to figure things out...  that someone in the world has things much worse than us!   But go beyond that and read the BIBLE and you will find the 'Wisdom of the World.'  Check out the book of Job and find out who a man can be the 'richest of all the Orientals' and then reduced to a malignant skin cancer where the dogs were licking his open wounds!  
      Young men in their prime came back from Vietnam with many problems and died a horrible death from Agent Orange... a liquid plant defoliant that "burned up the local vegetation, but also got into the water and food chain.   Created by American chemical companies and freely sprayed in other countries by our Air Force, etc.  Of course the American Gov't and VA tried to cover it all up and denied it all.  A very close, dear combat Veteran of mine told me all about it [even as I have been researching this for many years] and he lost part of a long because of Agent Orange!  My friend, "JJ" has a wholesome friendship with me and stood as a witness at my wedding in Iron Mtn., MI almost 3 years ago.  I fear for my own life and his life.   I LOVE AMERICA,  but it's the corrupt former Gov't practices primarily fostered by the Democrats in dragging their feet, lying and stonewalling all these years, and the 'beat goes on.'

OK, I may be driving my own precious readers away from reading my humble blog by publishing all the damage brought on us in different issues.  And all this time, STD  [Satan the Devil] is stalking  us like a roaring lion in the wilderness, to beat us down into the ground using every trick in his 'trick bag,' dear followers of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  OK, it's true that many of our kind still "cling to our guns and bibles" seeking and holding on to the Truth that set us Free, even losing some on the way thru this huge battle, even suicide!  Please don't fall into that trap.  Email or call me for some mutual encouragement, please.  The world as we know it cannot exist too much longer... Common Sense.  My Email:   tschuckman@aol.com    -- I am also on FaceBook from time to time.  Quitting or giving up to the devil is NOT AN OPTION!

----This is a pic of my son, Andy Schuckman,  passed away now who was 'dancing with my Rottweiler male,  "Deuce."  I miss both of them, dearly. 

I am feeling a little bit better today--- my stomach, etc.  Praise the Lord!   But I don't think that I am out of the woods yet, and havc long way to go.  I am sure that your combined prayers helped my condition, big time !  Thank You.

Warm Regards,
Thomas G Schuckman


September 3rd, 2019

These are the Times

By Hal Lindsey

These are times of brutality, vulgarity, rage, and recklessness. We live in an age of pestilence, earthquakes, extreme weather, and signs in the heavens. This is the era of humanism, dark arts, floods of pharmaceuticals, and spiraling levels of mental illness. We are entering a season of uncertainty, fearfulness, and escapism. The spring of pride is fast becoming the winter of despair.

Everything on the list above is a sign that we are approaching the last of the last days. And it's a list that could go on for pages and pages. For those of us who love our fellow human beings and our country, seeing these biblical signs play out is not pleasant. But we must remember where we're going. This road travels through tough terrain, but it's headed for glory.

I don't know how long the world can go on in this condition. But I do know that things could fall apart in short order. The moral foundation of the world's leading nation has, in only a few decades, been largely abandoned. The resulting chaos prepares the whole world to follow Antichrist and the False Prophet. Our society worships technology, honors blasphemy, rejects truth, believes lies, and is becoming progressively more violent. Those are the Antichrist's main attributes.

As you read these words, I hope you will not despair. Instead, I hope they will encourage you to remember where your hope and security really lie. They are not in this world or the institutions of this world. They are in Jesus Christ and His kingdom.

On more than one occasion, Jesus said, "I am the good shepherd." He who laid down His life for us, will not stop caring for us just because we live in dark days. A good shepherd watches over the sheep of His pasture. He protects them from harm. He makes sure that their needs are met.

Psalm 84:11-12 says, "For the Lord God is a sun and shield; The Lord gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly. O Lord of hosts, How blessed is the man who trusts in You!"

That's just as true today as it has ever been. No matter how dark the time, we walk in the light of Jesus Christ!

Not only does He promise to care for us in times of difficulty, His word teaches that He will remove us from this world before the worst of the dark times ahead. Titus 2:13 in the English Standard Version says, "Waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ."

Soon, He shall appear and snatch us away from this world. 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 says, "The Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and thus we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words."

Those words should comfort us. They should also spur us to action. Don't give in to the despair of our times. Instead, let the urgency of the hour draw you ever closer to the Lord and His word.

People everywhere need Jesus, and we need to faithfully share Him. He's the only hope. The darkness of our times should remind us of 2 Corinthians 4:6. "Light shall shine out of darkness."

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