Thursday, February 2, 2012

U.S.: "Worries Israel Is About To Strike Iran"

This is now coming from multiple sources:

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believes there is "a strong likelihood" that Israel will strike Iran in April, May or June, according to the Washington Post's David Ignatius.

Israel believes that after this time, Iran will have entered a “zone of immunity” that will enable it to build a nuclear bomb at its leisure, Ignatius wrote. Defense Minister Ehud Barak used the same words Thursday in his speech at the Herzliya Conference.

"Very soon,the Israelis fear, the Iranians will have stored enough enriched uranium in deep underground facilities to make a weapon — and only the United States could then stop them militarily," explained Ignatius. The U.S., however, does not intend to hit Iran until it has intelligence that Iran is actually building a bomb, and "Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu doesn’t want to leave the fate of Israel dependent on American action..."

When Barak asked last month to postpone a planned U.S.-Israel military exercise, he may have been signaling that an Israeli attack is imminent, the senior journalist wrote. Barak "apologized that Israel couldn’t devote the resources to the annual exercise this spring."

The White House hasn’t yet decided precisely how to react to an Israeli attack on Iran.

Ignatius quotes an Israeli official who reportedly told the U.S.: “You stay to the side, and let us do it.” The pundit mentions a “short-war” scenario that assumes five days or so of limited Israeli strikes, followed by a U.N.-brokered cease-fire. This, too, jibes with comments made yesterday by Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Col. Benny Gantz.

U.S. officials don’t think that Netanyahu has made a final decision to attack, says Ignatius, but "senior Americans doubt that the Israelis are bluffing."

Claiming that all of Iran’s nuclear facilities are vulnerable and that a military option is real and ready to be used if sanctions fail, Israel’s top political and military leadership issued a series of warnings to the Islamic Republic on Thursday in some of the most candid comments on the nuclear threat in years.

Speaking at the Herzliya Conference, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said there was a consensus among many nations today that if diplomacy and sanctions failed to stop Iran, a military strike should be launched.

Barak said he saw Iran as nearing a stage “which may render any physical strike as impractical."

“A nuclear Iran will be more complicated to deal with, more dangerous and more costly in blood than if it were stopped today,” he said. “In other words, he who says in English ‘later’ may find that ‘later is too late.’”

Barak’s threat was backed up earlier in the day by Vice Premier Moshe Ya’alon who said that Iran needed to be stopped “one way or another” and that a credible military threat needed to be on the table, a message also delivered by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz on Wednesday evening.

A look at the quotes below reveal the urgency that Israel faces:

The term “immunity zone” has been coined by Barak in reference to Iran’s recent decision to activate the Fordow enrichment facility that is buried close to 100 meters under a mountain near the city of Qom. Barak has said in the past that Fordow could not be destroyed in a conventional military strike.

According to the report, written by the paper’s senior opinion writer David Ignatius, Panetta is concerned that Israel will attack before Iran enters the so-called “immunity zone” when its nuclear facilities will be heavily fortified and a military strike will no longer succeed.

“Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu doesn’t want to leave the fate of Israel dependent on American action,” Ignatius wrote.

And we see the Gog-MaGog alliances strengthening:

Ya’alon also said that Turkey is helping Iran bypass the sanctions that have been imposed on it in recent months.

According to the vice premier, who was in the United States last week for talks on Iran with senior officials from the Obama administration, Turkey was helping Iran circumvent the sanctions by allowing it to use its banking system.

Debka weighs in:

Iran has completed the development of a nuclear weapon and awaits nothing more than a sign from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to start assembling its first nuclear bomb, said Israeli Military Intelligence Chief Major General Aviv Kochavi on Thursday, February 2.

With 100 kilograms of uranium enriched to 20 percent grade and another 4 tons of uranium enriched to 3.5 percent already in stock, Iran would need another two years to make four nuclear bombs.

Therefore, by the end of 2012 or early 2013 Iran may have a single nuclear bomb, but by 2015 the figure would jump to four or five.

His comments coincided with the findings published Thursday by the Enterprise Institute, an American think tank, that Iran would be able to manufacture a 15-kiloton nuclear bomb as soon as August of this year, just seven months from now.

Commenting on Iran's underground bunkers for nuclear facilities, the minister stressed that any facility built by man can be destroyed by man. "Speaking as a former chief of staff, I say none of Iran's installations are immune to attack," he said.

Turning to another threat, the military intelligence chief painted a grim picture of 200,000 rockets and missiles of assorted types pointing at Israel.

Wednesday, February 1, Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz stressed that there is no longer any point on the Israeli map that is outside the range of enemy missiles.

According to Gen. Kochavi, Iran, Syria, Hizballah and Hamas are dispersing their missiles and rockets to sites deep inland and integrated in urban environments to minimize their vulnerability to IDF attack. He warned "the enemy" had prepared increasing numbers of its missiles for "depth strikes against Israeli population centers, their warheads more lethal than ever."

Turning to another threat, the military intelligence chief painted a grim picture of 200,000 rockets and missiles of assorted types pointing at Israel.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, the IDF practiced mobilizing an armored division under war conditions,DEBKAfile's military sources report. The drill simulated moving the troops to conscription bases, arming them with equipment and weapons and getting them to battle lines – all under the heavy missile bombardment of military facilities, national highways and railway lines.

So there you have it. By all evidence, we are a matter of weeks to months (but not more than 5-6 months) from an Israeli attack on Iran. They have to. It's a matter of survival. Iran have made their intentions quite clear - as they have stated on multiple occasions that Israel needs to be destroyed. Not to mention their quest to trigger the coming of their Madhi.

The stage is set and now it's time to anticipate the final biblical wars.


WVBORN56 said...

If the rapture proceeds the two biblical wars we have been discussing then the our depature is extremely close.

If the rapture comes between the two wars the then our departure is extremely close.

If the rapture occurs after the two biblical wars then our departure is extremely close.

My conclusion...we may very well be going to see the King very very soon...I think our departure is extremely close.

I appologize in advance if I am crying wolfe or mis-reading God's Word but it is a bit hard to contain my excitement at the thought of going home. I just don't see the birth pains going into reverse. It just doesn't work like that as I understand it.

These are some powerful developments and the war talk continues to excalate. How much longer can the bubble build before it bursts?

There may be little time left to pray, witness and lift up Israel. Let's continue to build on the firm foundation of Christ with gold, precious stones and silver and not hay wood, hay or stuble while we still can.

Maranatha! :)

Anonymous said...

Excuse me, BUT I do not agree with
the article on Iran. I remember
Mr. John Bolton as saying that the Persian state already has enough
20 percent for 5 weapons AND could
have them built by THE END OF March
2012 at the latest...

So WHY is Israel waiting ??


I would do it NOW if I were them.

Stephen >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Anonymous said...

I will be honest about this. And it 'aint a joke at all. if that
DOW INDEX cracks under 12,500
ANYTIME in the NEAR future, stocks
are DOOMED......alot of BULLS will be TRAPPED in the ensuing panic selloff. Especially pension funds.


BUT they should have known better.

And also, I do NOT believe for
one MOMENT that the media is being
truthful now. I think they are
lying to
stuff like Iran will not have the
bomb for maybe another year...


I think it will be by the end of
FEB 2012.......

we will see....

Stephen >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Anonymous said...

In any case, I guess what I am saying is this.....the truth is HARD to SEE right now in terms of timing, and that is why I use EWI,
since the MEDIA is VERY deceptive......

BUT the truth will come out, when
stocks start to CRASH and 17, 19
Isaiah and 38/39 Ezekiel hit,
this is what I like about scripture, it tells you WHAT is coming but the drawback is the timing.

So the reader must do their BEST
to try to calculate that....
EWI is NOT PERFECT, but better
then nothing......

Stephen >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Dave DU said...

Good evening all. I did some reading of Ezekiel chapters 29-39. If I may, I'd like to share some things I saw.

If ever there was any doubt that God loves Israel and has a plan for her, well He reiterates His ownership and committment to Israel by the following verses; Ezekiel 28:25-26 and chapter 39:25-29. These two sets of bookend verses seal this committment even in the midst of judgement which is covered in these 10 chapters on Israel and it's surrounding nations.
Did you know that apart from the two bookend verses, God reaffirms this committment 7 times throughout these 10 chapters. 7, the perfect number of God. God demonstrating His perfect love and committment for Israel, 29:21, 34:11-31, 36:11-38, 37:12-14, 37:21-28, 38:8-9 and 38:12. NLT

So God is going to prepare the armies of the Gog's hordes and will drag them down on the plains and mountains of Israel. They will all be "fully armed" , Ez 38:3-6. NLT

God tells "Gog" to "BE PREPARED", keep all the armies around you MOBILZED, and TAKE COMMAND of them". 38:7. NLT

God will tell Gog and his hordes to, "swoop down on the land of Israel which will be lying in peace after her RECOVERY FROM WAR (probably the Isa 17 conflict) (the OKJV says "that is brought back from the sword"), and after the return of her people from many lands" 38:8 NLT. I like that word "swoop" as it sounds like fighters and bombers coming down and across the land.
v9 "a vast and awesome horde will roll down on them like a storm and cover the land like a cloud". Infantry, tanks, APC's probably will all be there to devastate Israel.

Quite some time though before the invasion, evil thoughts will come to Gog's mind and he will devise a wicked scheme. He will say, "Israel is an UNPROTECTED land filled with UNWALLED VILLAGES!I will march against her and destroy these people who live in such CONFIDENCE! I will go to those once desolate cities that are again filled with people who have returned from exile in many nations. I will capture VAST AMOUNTS OF PLUNDER and TAKE MANY SLAVES, for the people are RICH WITH CATTLE NOW, AND THEY THINK THE WHOLE WORLD REVOLVES AROUND THEM. 38:10-12. NLT
From what I can see Israel will probably be on the prosperous side after her devastation from the Isa 17 war. Note: This does not mean "greed" is Gog's driving factor for the war. The real driving force is God to demonstrate his "glory among the nations" and to show everyone His punishment He will inflict on Israel "for they acted in treachery against their God" 39:21-24 NLT
Remember Jesus and Rom 9-11.

Dave DU said...

...So there's a general contempt for Israel in the "axis of evil". God has driven them down onto Israel to devestate her. But now Gods fury, jealousy and blazing anger rises up and "all living things - fish, birds, animals and people - will quake in terror at His presence. Mountains will be thrown down; cliffs will crumble; walls will fall to the earth". He will "summon the sword" agaist Gog, "throughout Israel, says the sovereign Lord". Gog's "men will TURN AGAINST EACH OTHER IN MORTAL COMBAT. God will punish Gog and his hordes with "DISEASE AND BLOODSHED"; God "will send TORRENTIAL RAIN, HAIL STONES, FIRE AND BURNING SULPHURE"! From this God will show His greatness and Holiness and will make Himself known to all the nations of the world. (I noticed what could be an earth quake in the above sriptures!)

Double whammy there! The eastern "axis of evil" is dealt with "FOREVER"!!! and Israel is dealt with for her treachery against God "FOREVER"!!!.

CHP 39 goes on to describe the details of the cleanup of "dog gone Gog" and his hordes.

Application for us: God deals with us much the same way when we fall into deliberate sin or backsliding. Remember, Love..Judgement..Love!
In my experience with God "disciplining me" I find He first warns me of my backsliding, I then have a period of time to change my ways. If through negligence (or a tantrum I might be throwing), I refuse to repent He then brings judgemnt/discipline. After this hard and painful stage of His discipline he then returns to me as a loving father and takes away the punishment, restoring me to my place in His plan.

You don't want to come under God's heavy hand. Trust me guys I've been there and He knows what buttons to push to make it hurt. So please repent and turn from your wicked ways. Seek the blood of Christ to cleanse you from your sins and be restored back to God

Just my thoughts

Mrs.C said...

Hi Brother Stephen, :)
Yes indeed, Iran most likely already has a nuke. You dont just make one, you have to make many.:(
Just an idea, but all of this outwardly projecting from Israel with their Military might, very well could be a ruse.
A ruse for what? To convince Iran that they are going to make a conventional attack, from the outside so as to speak with the IAF etc. It is very possible with Israel’s Commandos already inside Iran for some time now, and with assistance from the Iranian's that are rebelling, that the attack might come from the inside.
If Iran already has a nuke, or more, Israel has to worry about the spread of radiation. So do the neighbors of Iran. Saudis for example. But if they implode these facilities, there is less likely of the radiation spreading. Could there be, and has there already been, Iranians that are willing to sacrifice their lives to do this? They hate the Ayatollahs, but at the same time they believe to do such a thing puts them on the fast track to allah, and they would believe it would be to bring down the current régime...
Most important in this is God! Its fascinating that Iran is building these deep underground, deep into the under world, darkness is for them. God could easily trigger a gigantic earthquake and that would be that!
Either way, whether it is God triggering an earthquake, Israel attacking from outside, or Israel attacking from inside, Iran has it staged that their minions, Hezbollah, Hamas, Syria will attack Israel...and we know from His Word what then will begin...

God Bless You Brother!

GG said...

Hi Diane~

I have a favor to ask. This morning I was prompted by the HS to send a message to a dear friend who is trying to come greater understanding in his relationship with the Lord, but is all over the place.

I loved your past post on the wedding invitation. Am I correct in believing it was you who posted it? Can you tell me where to find that so I can use that as a wonderful witnessing tool? I would greatly appreciate it :)

P.S. If it wasn't you, can someone help me with this then.

God Bless!!


Alice said...

Hi GG - Do you mean this? (I loved it too, and copied it!)


You are cordially invited to a wedding celebration

The Marriage Supper of The Lamb

Groom: Jesus Christ

Bride: His church

Time: Whenever the Father is ready

Date: Known only to His Father

Place: In His Father's house

Attire: Come as you are...He said something about new white robes and crowns for everyone who stays until the last.

Tickets: Admission is free. He has already paid for everyone (He says we would not have been able to afford cost Him everything He had.)

Refreshments: New wine, bread and a far-out drink He calls "living water"... followed by a supper that promises to be out of this world.

Gift suggestions: Your heart. He's one of those people who already has everything else. (He's very generous in return though... just wait until you see what He has for you!)

Entertainment: Joy, Peace, Truth, Life, Love , Real Happiness, Communion with God, Forgiveness, Contentment, Miracles, Healing Power, Eternity in Paradise, and much more! (All rated "G" so bring your whole family and your friends!)

Supper being given by :
His Father

R.S.V.P. Very Important! He must know ahead so He can reserve a spot for you at the table. Also, He's keeping a list of His friends for future reference. (He calls it the "Lamb's Book of Life.")

"Blessed are they who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!" Revelation 19:9
Hope to see you there!

GG said...

Hi Alice~

Yes! Thanks so much :) I have a neighbor who's wife just called me. I guess he has been having these rapture type of dreams and wants to learn more. I will get my hubby involved in helping on his male side of this search.

I told her that I was prompted to get this for him and I would email him today. This is going to make a nice segway into helping this family.

Thanks again! God Bless!!


Mrs.C said...

Hi Brother Dave, :)
It’s a wonderful to see your heart to study His Word! I have to lovingly and respectfully disagree on a few comments.
When the Lord first led me to Ezekiel 38, I believed it was allegorical. His Holy Spirit since then, has shown me that it
is literal. We know that the Isaiah 17 war precedes Ezekiel 38, and has yet to occur. Whats most important, is Gods Purpose for orchestrating both wars. First Isaiah 17, to bring His People to their knees (as we have all experienced when we come to the Lord) Isaiah 17 will leave a just a portion of His People surviving, and that is ONLY because He steps in at the very last moment to “rebuke” the nations that have “rushed in” to try to completely finish His People off. This is extremely important, for this is when God Himself tells us that He is beginning to return to His People, but not in full revelation yet.
Second, next, the Ezekiel 38-39 war/invasion quickly follows. Israel will be in a state of “desolation” as God tells us. They will have absolutely nothing to defend themselves with, which is exactly Gods Purpose. Their will no defenses for Israel, none. God and only God Himself will defend Israel, and ALL the Glory will be to HIM and HIM alone, no mere man will have any part of it.
This is all about HIM revealing Himself, restoring His Covenant with His People, after thousands of years! WOW!

Isaiah 17 – God begins to reveal Himself

Ezekiel 38- God fully reveals Himself for the rest of all time! And is fully back with His People – restoring fully His Covenant with them.

Ezekiel 38:8
8.After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains of Israel, which have been always waste: but it is brought forth out of the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of them.

This verse is God telling us who Gog shall be attacking, when and the state that Israel is in . This is a very brief history summarization God is giving us of His People, so we know specifically who Gog is going to attack/invade. Israel was brought back from captivity when they were taken by the sword. They were brought back to a land that was considered a “waste land” (even by Mark Twains account) , from all nations. God is speaking of the restoration of His People to His Land of Israel which happened in 1948.

Ezekiel 38:9
9.Thou shalt ascend and come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many people with thee.
In Isaiah 17, Gods Word tells us that the enemy nations “rush like the rushing of many waters” to describe to us the extreme swiftness of which these nations move, attempting to come in and finish off whats left of Israel. He also tells us by this description that these nations, are neighbor nations of Israel because of the fact they can move in so quickly. With Ezekiel 38:9, there is no swiftness; God describes Gog and his forces as a coming storm. As God tells us, a coalition forms with Gog, that takes time, and just like the storm clouds gather. Israel will see them coming, and be utterly defenseless to do anything. And as mentioned with Scott the other day, large groups moving across arid land make their own clouds! Wow!

Mrs.C said...

As for tanks etc. I too used to believe that His Words in Ezkeil 38 were alagorical, until the Holy Spirit showed me this one day. I had read it a cazillion times, but it never clicked what He actually said. Regarding “chariots” for example. Always thought “oh, He must mean tanks”. But He doesn’t mean “tanks” or anything else like that for that matter. God Command “every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field” to eat the dead “horses and chariots”. Tanks, cannot be eaten by birds nor the beasts of the field.

Ezekiel 39:18-20
18.Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bashan.
19.And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, and drink blood till ye be drunken, of my sacrifice which I have sacrificed for you.
20.Thus ye shall be filled at my table with horses and chariots, with mighty men, and with all men of war, saith the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 38:10-12
10Thus saith the Lord GOD; It shall also come to pass, that at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought: 11And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates, 12To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thine hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.
Forgive me Brother, but Israel will not be coming from a position of “prosperity”, but rather they will be in a state of complete and utter weakness. God at the very end of the Isaiah 17 war, begins to step in, and “rebukes” these evil nations surrounding Israel. These same nations are no where in quickly following Ezekiel 38 war, because God decimated them. God sees to Israels state of barely surviving, as He allowed the Isaiah 17 war to happen to them. He brings them to “desolation”, so as when the quickly following Ezekiel invasion/war comes, they have nothing and it is ONLY HIM that can defend them. Israel will be in a primitive state, as well as the invading Gog forces.

Brother Dave said “The real driving force is God to demonstrate his "glory among the nations" and to show everyone His punishment He will inflict on Israel "for they acted in treachery against their God" 39:21-24 NLT”

Ezekiel 39:21-24
21.And I will set my glory among the heathen, and all the heathen shall see my judgment that I have executed, and my hand that I have laid upon them.
22.So the house of Israel shall know that I am the LORD their God from that day and forward.
23.And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.
24.According to their uncleanness and according to their transgressions have I done unto them, and hid my face from them.

Gods entire Purpose of allowing and orchestrating Isaiah17/Ezekiel 38 is to return to His People in full, and restore His Covenant fully with them after thousands of “hiding His Face”. He will be with them in full, from that day forward, forever.

Mrs.C said...


Verse 21 – God tells us that He will show His Glory “among the heathen”, (which is not Israel) and the heathen shall see His Judgment that He executed against Gog and his tagalongs.

Verse 22- God tells us His People, the House of Israel shall once again know their God from that day forward, after Witnessing Him alginate the Gog forces.

Verse 23 – Again, another History lesson to the heathens from God. He is speaking of thousands of years ago, when He allowed Israel to be taken into captivity, and felled by the sword.

Verse 24 - This is not about punishing Israel in present day! He is explaining His “hiding His face” from them for thousands of years, using the point of reference historically, that He allowed them to be killed and taken away. It was for Israels behavior centuries ago, not for the present.

He then continues with His History review of His People in the following Verses. He tells us that after their captivity, He brought them back to His Land and had mercy on them. He restored them, and made them unafraid of any of their enemies. This has already been fulfilled with Israel. He ends with the most beautiful words, He is back, He will never “hide His Face” from them ever again, and most important “HE POURS OUT HIS SPIRIT UPON THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL”!!! We the Church dear Brother, are gone! All Praise and Glory to you Forever Father!

Ezekiel 39:25-29
25.Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name;
26.After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.
27.When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations;
28.Then shall they know that I am the LORD their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there.
29.Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord GOD.

God will make Himself know to “many nations”, but not all the nations, not yet. This war is about He and His People. Israel will once again, have their Loving Merciful Father with them and their Covenant fully restored after the Ezekiel 38 war. Even then, after Witnessing the Miracle of Him Saving them from Gog, some will still not Believe. But we Serve a Merciful God, and He tells His People He is back with them Forever and that includes through the Tribulation…

God Bless You and Yours Brother!

Diane said...

Alice and GG, I have a vague memory of posting that wedding invitation. I forget where on the internet I found it.
Thanks for reposting !

GG said...

Hi Diane~

Well Dear Sis, I am very grateful to your fine work of the HS on that day :) Because you did your part, Alice was able to take that and help me, and in return I was able to help a family come together to connect the dots. To see the Lord working in my community is simply amazing!!

Right now as we speak, the Father is home and taking some quiet time to reflect and search. In part he mentioned how he had so many questions and a pamphlet showed up on his door step last night from a JW. :)

Needless to say, I was quick to have him dispose of that but let him see the bigger picture that God is at work here, using others to help him draw closer to him. It is amazing and I ask everyone to pray for this dear family. I can't use names but let's just say the family of "B" and let the Lord work through us all.

Thank you so much! This site has been a Godsend. All the glory goes to God. He so loves his children.

God Bless!!


Dave DU said...

Thanks Mrs C. I appreciate your help.

I believe everything you said. In my comments I use the word "probable" to confirm I'm just guessing and/or I haven't got a clue.

I take this war as factual as well so I'm not too sure how I gave the impression otherwise, but anyway such is life.

Writing on Bible topics isn't one of my strong points but I still enjoy the challenge of writing "something". I love how this site is loaded with people who are really good at writing. It places a "bar" I suppose you could say to rise above my current competence.
I'm not the type of person to step out and take risks. This site has challenged me to do that; to step out of my comfort zone and "do something" with what tools I have. I'm not just talking about writing, which is thankfully far and few between on my part, but other skills which may be used by God to build someone up or help them in some manner. Just being open to God to be used by Him is a great privilege.

A few weeks ago for instance I was picking my daughter up at the train station. I noticed when she got off the train she was helping a young mum and her little girl with their baggage. I thought, " father she needs a hand". Sure enough my daughter comes over and asks if I can drive the mum and daughter to their motel, so I did. Along the way I got talking to the mum and discovered she was a "marijana" user and had walked out of "rehab" after one week. She expressed to me how she thought she could get past this on her own. I then mentioned to her that unless she has a reason or drive to give it up, she never will, thankfully she agreed. When we got to her motel we shared a lot of hugs and greatfullness together after helping them with their bags. The love that God me gave me for that mum and young daughter I think instilled into the mum a need for her to give it up. They meant something to someone and what more hope, besides knowing God, can that do for a person. Also the young girl doesnt have a dad so for a few moments I played dad for her and the hugs I got from the little girl blew me away. For few days after that incident tears came to my eyes everytime I thought of the mum and daughter. I went back the next day to see if they needed any more help but they weren't there. I often wonder if they're ok and if the mum went back to rehab. Maybe one day God will bring us all together again. I pray he does.

Guys there's a hurting world out there with all kinds of "users" needing love and support from us. I felt Jesus animating me that night to give them hope, love and support. Don't be afraid to step out and lend a hand.

Love Dave.

GG said...

Hi Brother Dave~

I know exactly what you mean. It is scary stepping out in faith on something. I can tell when my posts are anointed with the HS because he writes so much nicer (ha ha).

I think of life like baseball in a way. We must step up to the plate. Take a few swings and if we strike out, Hey, at least we not only showed up to the game but we got involved. :)

I can't speak for others here but I won't try. It is not secret this board has come under attack from other avenues. Maybe while trying to fight off the bad and stay strong, it can easily sound harsher than intended. One thing I have learned from coming here is how important it is to understand what Gods word says about things in these last days and to learn lovingly from each other, so we can get it right Gods way.

On the other hand, as humans we are always sorting things out and brain storming thoughts seem to come natural to us all. Those too can be easily misconstrued. I know our hearts here are good.

I am glad to see everyone coming together in the true spirit of love now. That is a precious thing we all must work together to fight the evil one (s).

God Bless!!


Diane said...

Thanks so much for sharing, GG.
It is amazing to think that I was just sharing something which I thought would inspire and encourage.

How often I (and I am sure most of us) write something on our Facebook pages or on this blog, feeling a strong Holy Spirit urge to do so. Usually for me a scripture comes to mind.

I thought perhaps I was sounding "too preachy" when I kept putting scriptures as my Facebook status.
I slowed down for awhile, and then got a lot of comments "where are the scriptures? We miss them !" So they WERE encouraging !

It does not take a lot of effort on my part and it is wonderful how the Holy Spirit can use some scripture or quote ,etc, to plant a seed, or water it, or help reap a harvest. The Lord bless you.

Dave DU said...

G'day GG,
yea I must admit I do feel foolish when I don't get the complexities of detail correct, and also when I'm writing my bursts I forget the world is watching.
But like you said, you just have to follow when you believe the Holy Spirit is leading. It's very important to do this because "humble" my word may be, it can still return to God having accomplished it's mission.

I see the "comment moderator" has been turned back on....again! I dunno some people just can't be-quiet, if that's what's happened! It spoils the freedom for the rest of us who can behave in a civil way, and not disgrace the name of Jesus by making stupid!..stupid! comments. It makes you question wether or not these "perpetrators" really are in the faith! It does me anyway! am I the only one?

The thing these people probably forget is that by Scott having to police this site by these methods only ties him up in "time wasting nothingness", when in fact he could probably be using that time for more study and research, or even work and family activities!

Anyway Scott I know you've been told this a thousand times, but your doing a great job with this site. It's the first thing I do when I wake up of a morning...straight on my I-Phone and see what's happening next. If I have phone credit of course!

But anyway it's a beutiful sunny day here in Brissy, so praise

My gripe for the day

Scott said...

I actually agree - and I hate the 'moderation' thing. I plan on stopping it soon and see how things go, but I have had an abundance of comments on how nice the comments section is (again) - and I like hearing that. I want this blog to serve as a witness as much as it is informational. And it is indeed a big time drain. We'll see how it goes :)

Scott said...

I actually agree - and I hate the 'moderation' thing. I plan on stopping it soon and see how things go, but I have had an abundance of comments on how nice the comments section is (again) - and I like hearing that. I want this blog to serve as a witness as much as it is informational. And it is indeed a big time drain. We'll see how it goes :)

GG said...

Hi Brother Dave~

I am with you on the feelings of the moderation thing. Right now, I am counting it as a blessing. I trust that Brother Scott is doing a great job at intercepting this further attacks. That beats the verbal attacks we all went through a few months ago.

This will allow us to focus on what is true with the Lord while preventing further destruction to the site or the Lords work. We can use these last days to fulfill the Lords will for our lives and help spread the word to the lost before we go to our precious Father.

The part my heart and head can't wrap it's brain around is why someone lives to hurt and can call themselves a Christian doing the Lords work. I must be missing something, but in the long run, I always have a vision that the Lord has these people, places and events right in the palm of his precious hands. One can tell where it is coming from in the grand scheme of things.

Thank you Scott for looking out for us. I am sure it's not fun, especially when we all are adults and should be acting accordingly. Soon enough, no more strife!

Praise Be To God!

God Bless!!

Dave DU said...

I'm with you GG.