Two thousand years ago, the time had finally arrived. God saw we were too far apart from each other and from Him. He did not create us to be distant and isolated. He wanted us to be close. Concerning cleanliness, He washed our sins away. Addressing sickness, He healed our diseases. Overcoming poverty, He provided for us.
In the late nineteen eighties, the New York based computer hacking group Masters of Deception engaged in dumpster diving activities to discover passwords and illegally access computer databases. Today cybercrime costs the American economy one hundred billion dollars every year. Although most people would never claim the title, we are all, undoubtedly, masters of deception.
This year, government officials in California have issued guidelines for Thanksgiving. Three households only. Two hours long. Eat outside but go inside to use the restroom. Leave it to 2020 to turn the outhouse into the inhouse! Singing, chanting, and shouting are strongly discouraged. In my family of origin, we might forego the singing and chanting, but shouting was a venerated tradition, though usually directed at athletes on television.
This prophecy concerns the Millennial Kingdom—a thousand year reign of peace on earth in which Jesus will govern the world perfectly. During this time, people will not be subject to any form of attack. No gun, knife, bomb, germ, or chemical will be able to penetrate the protective shield of Christ.
While millions extol the value of world peace, few ever do anything to achieve it. Astonishing as it may be to his critics, Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States, is now a leading contender for the Nobel Peace Prize to be offered on October 9, 2020.
American values have been turned upside down and inside out. Promote biblical marriage and you are a homophobe. State every life matters and you are a racist. Defend the unborn and you are a misogynist. Embrace capitalism and you are an oppressor. Show patriotism and you are a xenophobe.