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Five Reasons Why I Don’t Like Obama

I have never liked Obama, not since the Democratic debates in 2008, before he even got the nomination. I saw too many things about him that I couldn’t support, that I couldn’t like, and that list has only gotten longer throughout his Presidency. But there are five top reasons why I don’t like him and never will, and no, none of them have to do with the color of his skin. The following reasons are listed in no particular order of importance; in fact, they are all equally important in my eyes. I know that I am about to tick off any of my readers who are fans of the 44th President, but that can’t be helped and I will make no apologies for doing so. Maybe some of you will see the truth in my reasons, and anyone who has followed my blog over the last two years knows that I stand for the truth in everything, always. At least, they should know that…

So here goes, my five reasons for not liking Obama…

1) He is a Marxist/socialist/globalist. Obama has made little secret of his Marxist leanings and his actions have shown that. He studied with Marxist terrorist Bill Ayers and still counts the Weather Underground founder as a close friend. He can quote Marxist writer Saul Alinsky whenever he likes. Obama has shown through the actions of his regime that he is an adherent to the idea of big, centralized government that supposedly has all of the answers to society’s ills. He has sworn to drastically reshape America to fit what he sees it should be, and he has been taking action to reduce America’s influence globally to fit in with the globalists’ vision of a one world government. That’s very dangerous thinking coming from the Oval Office.

2) He is a liar. There’s no two ways about it, the man is an inveterate liar and cannot be trusted to ever speak the truth. He has lied about his past. He has lied about his religion. He lied about Obamacare. He lied about the Fast and Furious program of selling guns to the Mexican drug cartels. He lied about Benghazi. He lied about the IRS targeting of conservative groups. At every turn Obama has chosen a lie over the truth, and while it is understandable that there may be occasions when it is advisable for a President to be disingenuous to advance America’s needs and security, Obama has set a standard of lying at every turn to cover his own backside and avoid taking responsibility for his actions. He is a pathological liar and has shown that he cannot be trusted in anything.

3) He is a dictator. I have often referred to Obama as Caesar because that is how he rules. Dictators always rule by decree, and his preference to governing through Executive Order rather than acts of Congress show him to be such a dictator in all but name. He not only has not kept to his presidential oath by upholding our Constitution, he has openly disregarded the Constitution with its separation of powers and he has openly declared that in his view the Constitution is dead and no longer valid. For over 200 years our Constitution has served as the basis for this republic and served it well, yet Obama has suddenly declared the Constitution to be worthless. No, his reign has all of the hallmarks of a dictatorship save for martial law, and I believe that will be coming by the end of the year, for he will use any pretext to dissolve Congress and suspend the Constitution, both of which actions Executives Orders, or decrees, have authorized him to do for any reason. This is why I believe that he is the most dangerous threat facing America today and our freedoms. Watch him closely and follow his actions, not his propaganda.

4) He is a Muslim. I have been saying since at least the 2008 Democratic convention that he was a Muslim and events have proven me right. Don’t be fooled by his attending Jeremiah Wright’s church for several years, that was just a smokescreen to make Americans believe he was a Christian. I knew from his name that he was a Muslim, for when young black men convert to Islam they almost always choose an Islamic name for themselves; both Barack and Hussein are common Arabic names for men. But even more damning as a Muslim are his actions and associations since becoming President. He has openly appointed Muslims to key positions within his administration, including Iranian-born Muslim Valerie Jarrett as White House Chief of Staff and another Muslim as a key advisor high within the Depart of Homeland Security. He has backed away from a long time ally, Israel, and taken up the Palestinian cause. He publicly supports the actions of the radical Muslim Brotherhood, including openly supporting Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi and then when the Egyptian army deposed Morsi in answer to public outcry Obama supported the Muslim Brotherhood against the Egyptian military, an organization which has been a stabilizing factor in Egypt since Britain gave the Egyptians their independence. Obama even admitted in a TV interview that he was a Muslim, but all of the mainstream media ignored that. Everything he has said and done in office when it comes to relations with Muslim nations has been done from a Muslim viewpoint, from abandoning Iraq to releasing five top Taliban commanders in exchange for the token release of one deserter who converted to Islam. He is a Muslim and that makes him a traitor to America, for he supports or at least downplays the actions of the very radical Muslims that we have been fighting for 13 years.

5) He is the most corrupt President in American history. The level of corruption within Obama’s administration have sunken to levels usually seen in Third World countries. From all of the lies and obfuscation regarding his iffy birth certificate and faked social security card to Fast and Furious. From the corrupt nature of Obamacare to the IRS targeting scandal to Benghazi. Every action taken by this administration has been self-serving and designed to enrich either key government officials or favored private sector executives. Even his rule by Executive Order is a form of corruption as it totally disregards the Constitution in order to further his agenda. Obama has more fishy deals under his belt and more treacherous actions to cover up of any American President in our history, even more than the left’s favorite whipping boy of all time Nixon. Obama has set a pattern of corruption that shows no sign of ending, but that shouldn’t be surprising since he is a Chicago politician and they have a long history of corruption scandals. And what is Obama’s answer to the scandals that are plaguing him? He plays golf and takes vacations; so far in five years the Obamas have burned up well over $44,000,000 in taxpayer money on vacations, at a time when most of us are struggling to make ends meet. The President needs to either rein in the corruption or accept the consequences of his actions and face impeachment.

So those are my five reasons for not liking Obama. I could easily expand that list as there are many aspects of him and his presidency that I don’t like, but those are my top five and they will do for now. All of these reasons are supported by facts easily accessible and by reasoning that is right on track. If I pissed you off so be it, as I said I will make no apologies. I just hope that enough of you read this article with an open mind to make some small difference in the world.

As always, peace and blessings to you, my friends.

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Resisting Evil

A shadow is falling upon our world. A tide of evil threatens to engulf us all and it is rising nearly unchecked. Soon it will have engulfed us and we will be left surrounded by its horrors.

It sounds like a scene from a fantasy movie but it is not. What I described above is an accurate description of what is happening in the world today, and to not see it as such is to be in potentially fatal denial. Murder, rape, brutality, torture, perversions, lying and a plethora of other wrongs are now not just limited to individuals but are becoming hallmarks of governments, societies and cultures. Just as in the days of Noah, our world is increasingly being immersed in every sin imaginable to humanity, and let me tell you, humanity has one hell of an imagination.

So what do we do about it? Can we do anything about it anymore? Of course there’s something we can do.

We can resist.

We can and should stand up to this rising tide of darkness. I’m not talking about armed rebellion here, for that inevitably strays into the area of evil through bloodshed. I’m talking about each and every one of us standing up and letting our voices be heard as we cry out against the evils that threaten our world. I’m talking about each and every one one of us resisting the urges of evil that well up inside up all of us. In The Lord of the Rings Gandalf tells Frodo that great deeds are accomplished not by heroes, but by average people each doing their part. That is the kind of resistance I am talking about.

Each of us should start by resisting the tendency to do the evil, wrong things that lies inside every one of us. It’s the little things that all add up, like raindrops that become a pond, then a lake and finally an ocean. Every little lie, every time we cheat someone, every temptation to commit adultery, every sin that starts in our minds can be resisted before they become raindrops. Is it easy? No. Is it really what we should do? Yes. By resisting evil in the little ways we are both becoming better people and we are denying that sea of evil the raindrops that our sins would be.

We should also resist the big evils that threaten our world. Speak out against government corruption and arrogance. Raise your voice against the rising tide of tyranny that can erase the freedoms we grew up with. Speak out against all of the wrongs in our society, from the actions of the murderous kidnapper next door to the practices of perversions being shoved in our faces. Cry out against institutionalized murder and mayhem as practiced by the government in the name of security. Each voice raised against evils such as these eventually join together into a mighty shout such as was heard before the walls of Jericho in ancient times; the more voices that cry out the louder and more powerful that shout will be.

So do I believe that we can turn things around and start the ebbing of the tide of evil? Sadly, no. Things have passed the tipping pint where they could be reversed and all we can do now is try to ride things out as best as we can. Then why should we bother with resisting? Because so long as someone is resisting evil it will be as in the days of Lot when a city was spared judgement for the presence of a righteous man. So long as someone is still resisting evil all is not completely lost and there will be some hope for the future. And besides, by resisting we will become better people and will become strong enough to face the horrors ahead.

So resist evil as best as you can, my friends. Stand and be counted for the cause of justice and righteousness while you can. Be one of the average people doing your part. Resist the falling darkness before it swallows your soul and you become lost along with so many others.

Resist evil.

Peace and blessings to you all, my friends.

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Decisions, Decisions…

As sort of a follow-up to my last post regarding the identity of the Beast of Revelation, and since March 23rd was the date that Obamacare was supposed to start requiring all Americans to get implanted with an RFID chip for access to their medical care, I thought I would write next about what in the world we can do in the face of these dangers. I’m generally not much for giving advice – I am reminded of the rude adage that opinions are like butts, everyone has one and they usually stink – but considering the gravity of the time we live in, it may be a good idea to start reviewing just what options we have.

One thing I will say up front, and here I am taking what some would call a defeatist position, I don’t believe that there is much of anything that can be done to stop what has been set in motion. There has been talk here in America about a Second American Revolution happening to stop Obama and the fascist takeover of this nation, and I do not doubt the patriotism or seriousness of the proponents of such action, but I don’t believe that it will do any good. I believe that any attempt at armed insurrection is doomed to fail firstly because we would be fighting against a well armed and indoctrinated government, but secondly – and more importantly – I believe that the time has come for the events of the Revelation to come to pass. This is a subject that I have discussed or at least mentioned in several previous posts so I won’t go into all of the reasons why I believe that this age has reached its end game; suffice it to say that all of the conditions described in the Bible and elsewhere, conditions natural, social, political, technological, moral and spiritual, are in place for us to see the prophecies come to pass. The only consolation is that Christ will be returning soon in power and glory to claim his throne on this earth!

So what can we do in these perilous times? Is there even anything that we can do when all of the odds are against us and our world is rapidly falling under the shadow of the most heinous dictatorship that has ever been? Yes, there are things we can do: we can choose how we will meet this threat.

The foremost thing to do in this dire situation is to trust completely in the Lord our God. We can make all of the best plans that we know how to make, we can prepare ourselves and our refuges, but unless we are seeking God’s will and His deliverance none of our preparations will be worth anything. Wherever each of our paths will lead us we must have faith and trust in our Lord that He will guide and protect us, and even though there will be many millions of us worldwide who will fall, we must trust that God knows what He is doing and will use those deaths for truth and His glory. Without faith, without prayer and without trust in God all of our preparations and actions are no more than the scurrying of cockroaches when the light comes on.

So then, given that we are trusting in God for guidance and protection and strength, what are our options as Americans living under the rising power of the Beast? I see that we have four basic options: accept the Mark and be damned for eternity, reject the Mark and sit tight until we are herded into the FEMA concentration camps, reject the Mark and head for the hills, or emigrate to another country.

The first option, accepting the Mark and the rule of the Beast, isn’t really an option even though most of the world will choose it. The Bible is clear that all who accept the Mark of the Beast and worship him will suffer eternal damnation, and for me there is nothing that this world can do that will be worth enduring that to avoid. Death, imprisonment, slave labor, none of those travails are anything compared to eternal damnation. So for anyone who has put their faith in Jesus Christ and received the promise of salvation, accepting the Mark of the Beast is off of the table. I will never accept it for myself; I have been around for fifty-six years now and some of them were even good, and throwing away salvation for what would at best be a temporary stay of execution is not an option.

So let’s look at the second option, which is refusing the Mark and taking whatever they throw at us. For many millions of us globally this will end up being our choice. It was predicted in the Bible that many will die for their faith and their refusal to worship the Beast and accept his Mark, and it no longer takes much of a stretch of the imagination to see that happening. The pathological hatred of true faith in Christ is rising to a crescendo both in America and around the world; even here in the U.S. there are laws in the works which threaten severe penalties to any Christian. The U.S. government has built numerous camps run by FEMA which were supposed to be for emergencies but which are really internment camps for anyone deemed a threat to society…such as Christians who refuse to bow down before the Beast.. Millions of plastic coffins have been bought and stockpiled around the country and our government is training and preparing for widespread arrests and incarcerations…who are they for? They are for us, my friends. So, unless you have made other plans, refusing to take their Mark will land you in a concentration camp, or worse, but again, compared to an eternity of suffering that is a small price to pay…

What about bugging out to avoid the whole question of whether or not to accept the Mark? This is an option that more and more people are seriously considering, but it is also one that brings its own set of challenges. First, to do it properly you need financial resources to get you started, which fewer and fewer people have available these days. Second, you will need certain skills in order to survive in the wild, such as shelter building, hunting/fishing and growing food and storing your food supplies to get through lean times or at least the winter months, and with most of America living in urban areas there aren’t that many people with the necessary skills. Third, you will need someplace to go that is as remote as possible in order to minimize the possibility of being found by other people, and there are getting to be fewer and fewer places like that here in the lower forty-eight states. And finally, you will have to be utterly dedicated to staying as far out of sight as possible, for once discovered you will at the least be arrested and sent to a camp; this means no contact with the outside world whatsoever. One new problem with this challenge is the rapidly expanding fleets of surveillance drones which make it a lot easier to keep remote areas under observation, and with technology such as infrared on board them the drones would be particularly good at spotting any encampments in the wild. So while bugging out is an appealing and even in a sense a romantic type of option, it is no safe bet even if you have the means and the skills to survive in the wild.

The final option to avoid the Mark is to emigrate from America and Europe and live in another country. While this option does have its challenges such as language barriers, the cost of relocating and the difficulties of adjusting to a new culture, there are benefits to it. The primary one is that the Mark of the Beast will not be implemented as quickly in some places as it will in others. I personally believe that the Mark will begin right here in the US since they are already beginning to make it law, and most of Europe won’t be far behind. Russia will resist the implementation of the Mark but will probably give in at some point. The English-speaking nations like Australia, Canada and New Zealand will fairly quickly follow America and the EU. Japan already has most of the technical infrastructure in place, and with their love of high-tech they won’t be far behind, while India is already experimenting with biometric identity systems. Where does that leave to emigrate to? Well, parts of Africa and South America are looking pretty good right now. Contrary to popular belief here in America, there are parts of Africa, particularly Ghana, that are quite stable politically (at least they are as stable as anywhere else these days) and are still doing well for themselves. Much of South America has a climate better suited for Americans but in places such as Chile, Peru and Ecuador you have to take into consideration the significant threat of severe earthquakes. Southeast Asia would also be good for delaying having to face the Mark, but the cultures are so different and the climate is so much steamier that most Americans probably would not find it very appealing. Right now my money is on Africa, where the cost of living is still low enough that anyone who could move there would be able to live well without spending a small fortune.

In case you hadn’t noticed, although I am sure that you have, the common factor of all of these options is that they will only delay having to face the Mark of the Beast. Eventually it would probably catch up to you no matter where you went or what you did, but any delay would be very helpful. Besides, I don’t believe that it will affect everyone everywhere to the same degree. After all, the Bible is clear that there will be some of us who will survive until the return of Jesus, and I personally believe that I will be one of them; not that I am anyone special, for I am not, but because that is what God has shown me through my dreams. And you can critique that statement however you like, but I know what I’ve seen and I won’t be changing my mind on this.

So what are my plans? I have plans, but prudence dictates that in this age when all of our online activity is being monitored I should not speak of my plans. What is my recommendation? That you pray for God’s guidance and that He will reveal to you which way that He wants you to go. In the long run that will be the deciding factor in the success or failure of any measures that you may take to evade imprisonment and the Mark of the Beast. But I will say that you had better hurry up and make those tough decisions, because the Mark is nearly upon us and soon the time to act will be forever gone.

Peace and blessings be with you always, my friends…


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The Beast is Rising

“From Genesis to Revelation, the story now unfolds…

666 and the Beast is arising

love is the answer but love grows cold…”


from the song “Original Man” by King Swamp, copyright 1989 by Virgin Records.


I will start today’s post with that quote from a really good song by one of the best unknown bands that I’ve ever heard simply because at this time, in 2013, we are watching prophecy come true on an almost daily basis, and they are prophecies that bode ill for humanity. Yes, I am referring to all of the Biblical prophecies regarding the Anti-Christ, the Beast of Revelation, the vile global dictator that Christians have been dreading for 2,000 years. It is true that people have mistakenly believed that others throughout history were the Beast, based primarily on how they behaved, people like Nero, several popes, Napoleon Bonaparte, Adolf Hitler and even Saddam Hussein, but none of those people fit the right combinations of global events and personal heinousness. But today we are seeing the rise of that very dictator in the midst of the right combination of global events, and I am 100% convinced that this current attempt at installing the Beast is the one spoken of in Revelation.

I say attempt to install deliberately because I believe that Satan has been trying to get his boy installed into power since shortly after the time of Christ, and Satan is nothing if not persistent. I believe that Nero was an attempt to install the Beast, and possibly also Charlemagne (if you read about Charlemagne in any depth you will see that he was not the benign, wise ruler history paints him as but was instead a ruthless king who crushed any opposition to his efforts). I also believe that Napoleon and Hitler were both attempts to install the Beast precisely because their behaviors were what was written about the Beast by prophets such as Daniel, Ezekiel and John the Apostle; besides, in those cases along with Nero and Charlemagne they were the rulers of the most powerful military empires of their day. remember that statement and thought, for I will come back to it shortly.

In keeping with my policy of not burdening my readers with endless references to the Scriptures I will limit my references to the following books and chapters, which I encourage you to read objectively to see if old Dave knows what he is talking about. The references are Daniel 11 and Revelation 13 – take a few moments to read them and absorb what they are saying before we look at what to watch for regarding the identity of the Beast.

This evil dictator’s primary attributes are pride and haughtiness, a disregard for what is honest and godly and an elevation of himself above all that is holy and true. He is a liar, a thief and a usurper. He does not deal honestly with anyone, especially the people under him. He is filled with vanity and blind ambition, deceit and a lack of common decency. He elevates himself over everyone and everything. In short, he acts just like the worst of the Caesars, like Napoleon, like Hitler. He is a totalitarian and an authoritarian who believes that it is his destiny to rule with an iron fist and that he has the right to crush any and all opposition. He is a complete bastard and the worst dictator the world has ever produced.

What are some of the actions he will take that can be used to identify him? That’s pretty apparent from reading the Scriptures. He will usurp power. He will force Israel to sign a seven-year treaty that he has no intention of keeping. He will cause the world to worship him as the new messiah. He will cause the conditions that will get the whole world, or at least the greater part of it, to accept the globalists’ dream of a universal ID that will be needed to conduct even the simplest financial transactions. He will wage war on the saints, meaning the Christians who dare to defy his dictatorship. And in the end he will invade Israel with his evil heart set on that nation’s destruction.

As an interesting sidenote, a few months ago I wrote a post wherein I referenced the Beast, and on that post I received the interesting comment that the Beast would be the looked for 12th Mahdi of Islam. At the time I didn’t put much credibility into that theory but I did promise the writer of the comment that I would look into it further and think it over. Long story short, I have done exactly that and as a result I have come to agreement with my wise reader. If you think about it this makes perfect sense since it will bring the world’s 1.5 plus Muslims into line with the Beast’s reign, and who better to help him wage war against the saints than the very religion that has zero tolerance for infidels of any other faith, but are also especially antagonistic toward Christians. Which means that this vile leader will have to be a Muslim himself since the Muslims would never accept an infidel as the 12th Mahdi. So that is another attribute that we can watch for. This also makes a lot of sense when viewed in light of the pending “reconciliation” of Islam with apostate Christianity, which doesn’t believe in the immutable truths of the Bible; this very “ecumenicalism” will eventually encompass Islam, apostate Christianity, polytheistic Hinduism and Buddhism, which doesn’t believe in a personal God as we know it. All of the anti-Christian faiths will be joined under the Beast’s banner in the name of mutual respect and acceptance, so we now have another action he will take to watch for.

One last thing to note before I go on to name this Beast is the fact that all previous attempts to install Satan’s chosen minion have taken place in the leading military powers of their time. Ancient Rome, the Frankish empire, post-revolutionary France and 1930s Germany were all either the leading military force of their day or became so under the rule of their despotic dictators. I have believed for many years that this will be another hallmark of the Beast’s rise to power. There have been many theories expounded over the last few decades that this dictator or that dictator was the Anti-Christ, but all of them failed to take into account the actual military power of the realm in question; the latest one that I have heard is the one that states that popinjay Ahmadinejad in Iran will be the Beast, but outside of its own little sphere of existence Iran is at best a third-rate military power and should therefore be excluded from consideration. What nation does that leave us then? Well, what nation is to this day the most powerful nation on the earth? That’s right, America, and I have believed for years that the Beast would prove to be an American President.

And so now I have tipped my hand regarding the identity of the Beast…that’s right, he is none other than the president of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama.

Now I can imagine that right there I will have lost many of you for one reason or another. Maybe those of you who will leave at this point are fans of Obama – I will pray for you because you are already falling under the spell of the Beast. Maybe some of you find it impossible to believe that America could ever produce such a vile, evil dictator – the Germans thought the same about Germany right up until 1932. My hope and my prayer is that you will at least finish reading this post, and then if you wish to excoriate me in the comments feel free. But the Beast will be an American President no matter which President he will be. So, assuming you are still with me, let’s look at some of the facts surrounding this particular President and see if my argument will hold water – and please hold yours until I am through.

Obama is a Muslim who has shown an utter disregard for true Christian faith, to the point where he has even masqueraded as a Christian in order to get elected. He usurped power – enough doubt over his actual legality as a presidential contender, let alone a president, has been established to surpass the “beyond a reasonable doubt” clause. He has elevated himself above everyone and everything, taking no responsibility for failings and taking credit where it is not due him. He has lied and cheated and deceived the American people. He is haughty and filled with pride. He is on his way to Israel within days to discuss the Middle East peace process. He and his administration have been trampling on the U.S. Constitution for over four years now and it is getting worse; under Barack Hussein Obama America is being transformed into a police state such as the world hasn’t seen since Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia. There are things that he hasn’t done yet to qualify him as the Beast. He hasn’t forced Israel to accept a deceitful treaty – yet. He hasn’t declared war on the saints – yet – but his administration has set the tone for it by cozying up to the Muslim Brotherhood and by standing against Christian values and beliefs. He hasn’t caused the implementation of the Mark of the Beast – yet – but with the quickening moves toward the establishment of such a system and with the economic destruction he is causing we are well on our way down that path. And he hasn’t been declared the messiah – yet – but when a national news magazine runs a cover story calling him the “New Messiah”, how much longer will it be before he fulfills that prophecy as well?

When did I first suspect that he would be the long-dreaded Beast of Revelation? When he made that famous appearance in Berlin during the 2008 campaign. As I watched the outpouring of adulation and transcendent joy that the Germans greeted him with I was reminded of Adolf Hitler, and frankly the alarms started sounding in my head. Since then I have watched him and prayed that I was wrong, and since then I have found absolutely nothing to discredit the idea that he would be the Beast.

There…I have done it, I have gone on the record with the identity of the Beast. I may have just made myself a marked man, but the truth must be said no matter what the cost. I sincerely hope that I am wrong about him, but I know that I am not; too many prophecies concerning the Beast are being fulfilled in the person of Barack Hussein Obama to believe otherwise.

May God have mercy on us all…

One final note before I go, and this goes out to all of you who may be thinking of calumnies to hurl at me in the comments section – prove me wrong. Don’t just hurl insults or blind denials at me – prove me wrong. I beg of you, prove me wrong…I don’t think that anyone will be able to.

Peace and blessings to you all, my friends.


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Okay, this is the first time that I have actually reblogged something, but this piece from Short Little Rebel regards a subject that has been on my mind the last few days. I’ll be writing my own post on this subject very soon, but in the meantime read this and be enlightened…

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In a Feb. 2013 Fox news article (and another one today), the American People were informed that the United Nations is ‘urgently’ hammering together a new restructuring plan that will be completed in about 4 years.  17 nations, most of whom are ‘threatening’ to withdraw their money (yeah, right), are secretly meeting to figure out how to make the UN more ‘efficient’ in their ‘work’ to ‘help’ the nations in the world today.   Too bad they are lying.  Here is an excerpt from the first article:

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Regarding the Prophecies of “Mother Shipton”

Earlier today I found myself in a rather contentious debate with a fellow Christian over the prophecies written by the woman known as Mother Shipton, and so I’ve decided to go ahead and write the piece about her I’ve considering for a while. I do not expect to make any converts in either direction, but instead I wish to put her words, which are very pertinent to today, out there and firmly establish regarding her and her writings.

Mother Shipton was born Ursula Sontheil in 1488 in a cave near a village in north Yorkshire, England. From her birth quite a few of the locals believed that she was a witch and that her father was Satan. From an early age she showed pronounced prophetic ability and alleged psychic powers, which she used to help many of the poor rurals in the area where she grew up. She married a carpenter named Toby Shipton in 1612, but the marriage produced no children. She lived in the small town of Knaresborough, England and died in 1561.

First I want to address the allegations that she was a witch. She was born in a cave, and the young woman who tended her mother during the birth reported a strong smell of sulphur and a crack of thunder during the birth, and that the child was born misshapen and huge. Ursula’s mother gave her up for adoption at the age of two and then went to live in a convent for the rest of her life. Regarding the smell of sulphur, there are many caves throughout the world where you will smell that and other minerals, and the crack of thunder signifies nothing but that it was a stormy day. When her mother gave her up for adoption and entered a convent, that decision could have very easily been economic rather spiritual; remember, most people were dirt poor in those days, and since there was no known father (also not unusual) it would have been hard for a single woman to support and raise a child, and at least entering a convent would have given the mother her “three hots and a cot”. It also should be kept in mind just how superstitious people were back than (yes, worse than they are now!) and that anything out of the norm would be deemed Satanic, especially a woman who lived alone…but wait, she got married, so apparently Old Toby didn’t see too much wrong with her.

Now to get into her prophecies…

During the course of her life Mother Shipton prophesied many events that came later. She predicted the Dissolution of the Monasteries, which happened under Henry VIII between 1536 and 1541, as well as Henry’s victory over the French at the Battle of the Spurs in 1513. She predicted the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, the Great Fire of London in 1666, and her own death in 1561. She also wrote many things about our modern technology and even regarding international politics in the our time. First I will reproduce her writings, and then we will take a look.

“And now a word, in uncouth rhyme Of what shall be in future time

Then upside down the world shall be And gold found at the root of tree All England’s sons that plough the land Shall oft be seen with Book in hand The poor shall now great wisdom know Great houses stand in far-flung vale All covered o’er with snow and hail

A carriage without horse will go Disaster fill the world with woe. In London, Primrose Hill shall be In centre hold a Bishop’s See

Around the world men’s thoughts will fly Quick as the twinkling of an eye. And water shall great wonders do How strange. And yet it shall come true.

Through towering hills proud men shall ride No horse or ass move by his side. Beneath the water, men shall walk Shall ride, shall sleep, shall even talk. And in the air men shall be seen In white and black and even green

A great man then, shall come and go For prophecy declares it so.

In water, iron, then shall float As easy as a wooden boat Gold shall be seen in stream and stone In land that is yet unknown.

And England shall admit a Jew You think this strange, but it is true The Jew that once was held in scorn Shall of a Christian then be born.

A house of glass shall come to pass In England. But Alas, alas A war will follow with the work Where dwells the Pagan and the Turk

These states will lock in fiercest strife And seek to take each others life. When North shall thus divide the south And Eagle build in Lions mouth Then tax and blood and cruel war Shall come to every humble door.

Three times shall lovely sunny France Be led to play a bloody dance Before the people shall be free Three tyrant rulers shall she see.

Three rulers in succession be Each springs from different dynasty. Then when the fiercest strife is done England and France shall be as one.

The British olive shall next then twine In marriage with a german vine. Men walk beneath and over streams Fulfilled shall be their wondrous dreams.

For in those wondrous far off days The women shall adopt a craze To dress like men, and trousers wear And to cut off their locks of hair They’ll ride astride with brazen brow As witches do on broomstick now.

And roaring monsters with man atop Does seem to eat the verdant crop And men shall fly as birds do now And give away the horse and plough.

There’ll be a sign for all to see Be sure that it will certain be. Then love shall die and marriage cease And nations wane as babes decrease

And wives shall fondle cats and dogs And men live much the same as hogs.

In nineteen hundred and twenty-six Build houses light of straw and sticks. For then shall mighty wars be planned And fire and sword shall sweep the land.

When pictures seem alive with movements free When boats like fishes swim beneath the sea, When men like birds shall scour the sky Then half the world, deep drenched in blood shall die.

For those who live the century through In fear and trembling this shall do. Flee to the mountains and the dens To bog and forest and wild fens.

For storms will rage and oceans roar When Gabriel stands on sea and shore And as he blows his wondrous horn Old worlds die and new be born.

A fiery dragon will cross the sky Six times before this earth shall die Mankind will tremble and frightened be for the sixth heralds in this prophecy.

For seven days and seven nights Man will watch this awesome sight. The tides will rise beyond their ken To bite away the shores and then The mountains will begin to roar And earthquakes split the plain to shore.

And flooding waters, rushing in Will flood the lands with such a din That mankind cowers in muddy fen And snarls about his fellow men.

He bares his teeth and fights and kills And secrets food in secret hills And ugly in his fear, he lies To kill marauders, thieves and spies.

Man flees in terror from the floods And kills, and rapes and lies in blood And spilling blood by mankind’s hands Will stain and bitter many lands

And when the dragon’s tail is gone, Man forgets, and smiles, and carries on To apply himself – too late, too late For mankind has earned deserved fate.

His masked smile – his false grandeur, Will serve the Gods their anger stir. And they will send the Dragon back To light the sky – his tail will crack Upon the earth and rend the earth And man shall flee, King, Lord, and serf.

But slowly they are routed out To seek diminishing water spout And men will die of thirst before The oceans rise to mount the shore.

And lands will crack and rend anew You think it strange. It will come true.

And in some far off distant land Some men – oh such a tiny band Will have to leave their solid mount And span the earth, those few to count, Who survives this (unreadable) and then Begin the human race again.

But not on land already there But on ocean beds, stark, dry and bare Not every soul on Earth will die As the Dragons tail goes sweeping by.

Not every land on earth will sink But these will wallow in stench and stink Of rotting bodies of beast and man Of vegetation crisped on land.

But the land that rises from the sea Will be dry and clean and soft and free Of mankind’s dirt and therefore be The source of man’s new dynasty.

And those that live will ever fear The dragon’s tail for many year But time erases memory You think it strange. But it will be.

And before the race is built anew A silver serpent comes to view And spew out men of like unknown To mingle with the earth now grown Cold from its heat and these men can Enlighten the minds of future man.

To intermingle and show them how To live and love and thus endow The children with the second sight. A natural thing so that they might Grow graceful, humble and when they do The Golden Age will start anew.

The dragon’s tail is but a sign For mankind’s fall and man’s decline. And before this prophecy is done I shall be burned at the stake, at one My body singed and my soul set free You think I utter blasphemy You’re wrong. These things have come to me This prophecy will come to be.

These verses were on the outer wrapping of the scrolls

I know I go – I know I’m free I know that this will come to be. Secreted this – for this will be Found by later dynastyA dairy maid, a bonny lass Shall kick this stone as she does pass And five generations she shall breed Before one male child does learn to read.

This is then held year by year Till an iron monster trembling fear eats parchment, words and quill and ink And mankind is given time to think.

And only when this comes to be Will mankind read this prophecy But one mans sweets another’s bane So I shall not have burned in vain.

This section was kept apart from the other and it appears to have been written together yet was in a separate jar…

The signs will be there for all to read When man shall do most heinous deed Man will ruin kinder lives By taking them as to their wives.And murder foul and brutal deed When man will only think of greed. And man shall walk as if asleep He does not look – he many not peep And iron men the tail shall do And iron cart and carriage too.

The kings shall false promise make And talk just for talking’s sake And nations plan horrific war The like as never seen before And taxes rise and lively down And nations wear perpetual frown.

Yet greater sign there be to see As man nears latter century Three sleeping mountains gather breath And spew out mud, and ice and death. And earthquakes swallow town and town, In lands as yet to me unknown.

And christian one fights christian two And nations sigh, yet nothing do And yellow men great power gain From mighty bear with whom they’ve lain.

These mighty tyrants will fail to do They fail to split the world in two. But from their acts a danger bred An ague – leaving many dead. And physics find no remedy For this is worse than leprosy.

Oh many signs for all to see The truth of this true prophecy.”

Now, much has been made of the fact that the first printed copies of her writing did not come out until 1641, and that in the 1680s a man named Richard Head confessed to inventing all of her writings, but that does not explain how Mr. Head knew about our modern times.

Read through he words and any objective reader will see so much that describes our present age and the conditions we live – she covered political, spiritual and economic, as well as natural disasters and wars. Much of it describes conditions right now in these End Times.

So read and think…was she right or was she a fake? To me, the evidence says she was right.

Peace and blessings to you all.


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Politics versus Faith

(Authors Note: I originally wrote this in 2013 after a contentious political season, but I believe strongly that this is a s true today as when I wrote it four years ago. We have a new President now, but the political landscape in America is just as polarized and divided as it was in 2013. Ok, it is more so. But spiritual truth never changes. Think on what I repost here and remember that our faith in Jesus Christ is far more important than our politics. Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ.)

A few weeks ago, prior to the last election in fact, I had made the statement in one of my posts that I tried to stay out of the thick of politics since it is at best a field of verbal combat for people with opposing views. I also stated that sometimes circumstances compelled me to cover that subject. With America becoming more and more politically charged and polarized I find that I need to speak once again; in fact, anyone who has been following my recent posts on facebook and other, more conservative social media, will have seen that I’ve been pretty vocal on the subject. However, I have found that my political bent has been, or rather should have been, tempered by my faith in God and Jesus Christ as my Savior, and so tonight I want to address the inherent conflict between politics and faith.

Those two areas, politics and one’s spiritual beliefs, are not necessarily mutually exclusive but instead should ideally function in a sort of symbiosis, a mental dance of two barely compatible partners. While one’s faith should never be subjugated to one’s political beliefs, a person’s politics should always act as an outward expression of their faith. Hence when Martin Luther nailed his famed theses on the doors of the Wurttemberg cathedral, his act of faith helped to define what was a largely political endeavor, which was the abatement of the Catholic Church’s political power in Europe. But like most religious forays into politics, the Reformation which he helped start became a temporal, political movement as evidenced by all of the back room dealing that occurred within the various factions of that day, and as shown by the wars of that time which were nominally fought in the name of religion but were executed in pretty much the same way that the wars over territory and resources were fought. I see the same forces at work today in the United States.

The present and future political confrontations here in America are being waged between those who believe in our Constitution and those who wish to subvert or even abolish it as an outdated document. On the one hand we have the largely conservative part of our population who are trying to defend the rights expressed in our Constitution, and on the other are those who hold the view that our Constitutional rights can be sacrificed in the name of social change or progress with the stated aim of improving the lives of all Americans. We therefore have large segments of the population who are diametrically opposed to each other, and the rhetoric hurled into each other’s faces has become very confrontational and even hateful.

Now, I am going to avoid the entire issue of the globalists’ dream of establishing a One World Government (or at least I will try to!) and arguments over suspected false flag attacks and other conspiratorial issues. My goal here is to examine how politics should be an extension of faith, not which side has the better arguments or the more conclusive proofs. These are all issues which have been covered many times by many people; anyone who wants to dig deeper into those areas is invited to go to or to the blog of a good friend who has done a considerable amount of research into these areas, which can be found at

I have found over the last three decades that there are those who adhere to Christianity in one form or another who occupy both ends of the political spectrum, and I’ve also noticed that which political stand they take is largely based on which view of the Christian faith they adhere to. Those who adhere to the beliefs of what is commonly called the Evangelical movement in Christianity are generally more conservative in their politics, while those who practice the more “liberal” form of Christianity tend to support the more “progressive” causes. In both cases their faith is being expressed through their politics, but this does not mean that all conservatives are conservative Christians or that all members of the “liberal” movement are liberal Christians; in both cases to assume such would a grave error. I know many strongly politically conservative people who are not Christians, and I doubt if there needs to be any clarification of how many of the “progressive” movement in America are Christians of any type. In both groups there are people who do not adhere to either branch of Christianity, and that, of course, is their right.

Ever since the early 1980s, here in America the more conservative Christians have become increasingly political, and that in itself is not a bad thing – I believe that we could use a lot more godliness in our political process. But this has led to a certain degree of confusion between conservative politics and conservative Christian faith, and this has sadly given rise to such acts as the murder of doctors who perform abortions, beatings and hate crimes against homosexuals and other crimes against “progressive” elements in our society. (Since I have probably just ticked off the anti-abortion movement and those who believe that homosexuality is an abomination, let me take a moment to assure you that I support neither abortion nor homosexuality!) If I remember correctly, when the Messiah walked among us 2,000 years ago He said we should love our enemies, not kill them off. Trying to coerce the population at large to conform to a certain set of Biblical standards when we live in a decidedly un-Biblical world is not only an effort doomed to fail, but one which always turns into at least as big a problem as what it tried to change. Proof of this lies in history (you knew I had to keep bringing history up!): the Spanish missionaries in the Americas with their convert or die methods, the Crusades and their bloody efforts to liberate Jerusalem from hordes of Muslims, the Puritan dictatorship in England under Cromwell with its violence against the people of the British Isles, the list goes on and on. The “Great Commission” that Christ gave us, wherein He sent us out to make believers of as many as would accept the faith as true, did not command us to conquer the world in His name; that is a task that only Christ can fulfill.

A brief lesson from history is in order, and then I promise that I will wrap this up. In the middle of the Second Century BC the conservative elements of society of Judea rebelled against their Seleucid masters and the Hellenization of Judaism and established a dynasty in Judea commonly called the Maccabees. In a nutshell, the conservative Jews saw their people turning away from the teachings of Moses and the Prophets and embracing the much more “progressive” elements of Greek society and influence (remember that the Seleucid Empire was established by one of the generals of Alexander the Great). The Maccabees decided that they needed to take matters into their own hands, and instead of waiting on God to establish the Kingdom they took it upon themselves to do so, and they succeeded up to a point for roughly a hundred years. Did they establish God’s kingdom in Judea? No, for they still suffered from corruption and many other familiar vices, and when the Roman general Pompey came along around 63 BC their kingdom fell and became a Roman province.

Ok Dave, what’s the bloody point you’re trying to make? It’s simply this: we can try to reshape our society into what we see as God’s image, but we will always fail because it will be by our efforts, not God’s. Am I saying that we shouldn’t stand up for our rights, that we should just lie down and accept the rise of a tyrannical dictatorship in America? Of course not, we should stand up for what we believe. Is it a fight that we will win? I’m afraid not. Not only has the majority of Americans been sleeping for far too long, but the forces of globalism have gained the upper hand; besides, it wasn’t prophesied that we would prevail, it was prophesied that the dictator would rise and have his day of power before Christ would return. But we still have a moral obligation to stand up and be counted. We still, as citizens, have an obligation to have our say, to speak out in favor of the Constitution that was given to us to prevent just such a dictator from taking over. But we should also pray, and turn back to our Lord, and look to him for our deliverance and not to our own efforts.

Let us all ensure that our political words and actions are extensions of our faith, and at the same time let us resist the tendency for our political endeavors to unwittingly reshape our faith.

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