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A Message Of Hope In The Midst Of Coronavirus (video, left), Bobby Connor, Frontline Worship Centre
How A God-Given Dream Led To A Gripping Christian Adventure Novel, Stephen Strang, Charisma
The Church’s Best Days Are Ahead, Joe Joe Dawson, Charisma
Must See – Coronavirus Will End As Chuck Pierce Prophesied – A Worse Virus Is Coming (video, right), Sadhu Selvaraj, MicheleGolois Mouelet
CS Commentary: According to Sadhu, at around 14:00, by the time – he implies, before – scientists are able to discover a vaccine for Coronavirus, this new virus, from which there will be no discoverable cure – will come to ‘sting.’ It will cause red welts, and boils on the body/chest. This is similar to what both Terry Bennett and the late John Paul Jackson have prophesied. The late Neville Johnson also prophesied plagues that doctors would not be able to understand. This virus’s sting will be like a hornet’s sting all over your body. This is a serious and scary prophecy. Remember, what God speaks can be advanced or delayed according to the prayers and actions of the church. We encourage all believers to pray for God’s mercy and His delay of this judgment.
CS Evaluation (see below): Prophetic Dream: Trump Catches The Big One (video, left), Bonnie Jones/Bob Jones
CS Evaluation: We do not believe this dream is about President Trump, the economy, or the gold standard. It is about the retrieval of a destiny that has been lost because of a poor decision made about twelve years ago. The biggest interpretive question here is...To Continue Reading And For Video See This Link
CS Evaluation Of Ask Pastor John: CS totally disagrees with Pastor John’s point of view, which is: Christians should be discouraged from owning firearms for the purpose of self-defense. To Continue Reading And For Video See This Link
CS Evaluation: We don’t believe the Coronavirus economic ‘event’ will immediately lead to financial ruin. The stock market, separate from the economy and leading it by about 6 months, will come back sooner. Goldman Sachs is predicting a third quarter recovery, others sooner, or slightly later. The economy will come back in stages and recovery will be different – some businesses will thrive, others will go out of business. The world has changed, no doubt, but the consumer has always come back after crisis. Longer term, this crisis continues to set the US and other nations up for an eventual global debt explosion – but this should happen later, into the late 2020’s or 2030’s.
Must See – 2020 Year Of Preparation; 2021 Judgments To Begin (video, right), Sadhu Selvaraj, All In One Channel
How Sir Isaac Newton Survived A Plague And Left A Riddle To The End Times, Stephen Strang, Charisma
What To Do During The Pandemic, Michael Youssef, Charisma
Special Update: It’s Time To Come Out Of Your Cave (video, left), R. Loren Sandford, New Song
Tracy Cooke Prophesies About Coronavirus (video, below left), Sid Roth, Shekinah Worship TV
CS Commentary: Cooke says that the virus will begin to diminish around April 15 and that an Israeli company may be responsible for a vaccine. According to Cooke, China’s role in the creation of the virus will be uncovered and the Democrat party’s corruption will be uncovered. Donald Trump will be reelected if believers continue to pray and the President continues to walk on God’s path for him. The church must pray against the enemy’s plan to assassinate the President.
Tracy Cooke Trump Election Dream (video, right), Sid Roth, Alex Parer
The Storms Are Releasing Hope, Healing, And Harvest, Steven Springer, Elijah List
What Deadly Spanish Pandemic Can Teach Us About Covid-19, Stephen Strang, Charisma
Building The Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio, Short Version, updated 2/29/20, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money
Special Update/Must See – The Meaning Of The Present Covid-19 Crisis Relative To What Is Coming The Next Decade (video, left), Sunday Service 4/19/20, Terry Bennett, Messengers Of Shiloh
CS Commentary: This message and the video to the right complement each other. The whole message is good and worth listening to but the relevant portion directed to Coronavirus, the meaning of this crisis, and the church, on the video at left, begins around 1:28 (1 hour, 28 minutes in). At 1:35: There is a greater shaking coming…To continue reading see this link…
Must See – What Is God’s Point In This Minor Covid-19 Crisis? You Need To Know Because A ‘Big One’ Is Coming (video, right), Terry Bennett, 3/29/20, Messengers Of Shiloh
CS Commentary: First 10 minutes from about 8:00 to 18:00 (after opening prayer) is essential and a good intro to the message. Terry points out that much of the prophetic, even that that Jesus spoke, took time to unfold. Jesus’ declaration of the destruction of the temple took 37 years to be fulfilled – much of the church must have wondered whether it was a false prophecy or whether it would really happen. It did. In the same way, those (negative, apparently unbelievable) things prophesied today will happen. God’s main point? When He shakes everything let Christ arise within us more greatly and become more prominent than ever before. If the outward can shake me, then Hebrews 12 is revealed. The real truth in Jesus is offensive, because its not ‘I’m ok, you’re ok’ it’s uncomfortable and confrontational. The economies of the world are shaking over such a little thing – way worse is coming. At 1:37: Difficult times are here to stay. This is but a trial or test run – Coronavirus is not a ‘big anything.’ Terry: “Much of what the Lord has shown myself and others is still a bit in front of us.” He believes the 2020’s will be a “mix of good, bad, and extraordinary ugly.” Get close to the Lord. Judgments we have experienced so far are in the 1-3 category. Those we will experience are in a 5-6, and on up, category. Get out of debt. “This pandemic is not a big one. A Big One is coming.” Last 20 minutes speaks of all of this and about what’s coming over the next decade.
‘Headlines From Heaven’ Related To ‘The Perfect Storm’ (video, left), John Paul Jackson, carlo sando
CS Commentary: JPJ says clearly that he does not know for sure whether these headlines relate to ‘The Perfect Storm’ or not – but they might.
Two Minutes With JPJ: Where Are We In ‘The Perfect Storm?” The Eye Of The Hurricane, (video, right), John Paul Jackson, Tru News/Real Thing TV
CS Commentary: Here, we again see the difficulty related to interpretive attempts, especially related to timing. JPJ pinpoints 2015 as the date to come out of the ‘eye’, but that has obviously been ‘pushed back.’ More than one prophet is now pointing to 2021-22. However, we must always allow for the effects of intercession and repentance from God’s people, and even more, the grace and mercy of God. For more on investment strategy in crisis, see our Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio.
Prophecy Review: The Coming Perfect Storm, Full Version (video, left), John Paul Jackson, Streams Ministries
CS Commentary on Prophecy Review: JPJ first delivered the word in July of 2008. It was sent out to his mail list in August 2008. The video appears to be made later in 2008, but not posted till years later. JPJ indicates that most of the word will begin to take place….To continue reading click this link
The Coming Perfect Storm (video,right), John Paul Jackson, Cheesman Romero/Jim Bakker Show
CS Commentary: In this important video, we get a clear explanation of exactly what ‘the coming Perfect Storm’ involves: the perfect alignment of ‘five types of events that had never happened before.’ The Perfect Storm prophecy regards multiple things in each of the five areas – Religion, Politics, Economics, War, and Geophysical – and is a global event. JPJ describes it as a ‘ten year period of escalation.’ But then he puts the dates of 2010 to 2020 on it. These dates have been pushed back in CS’s opinion. As to that phenomenon and the attacks of ‘false prophecy’ relative to this that some will erroneously make we refer the reader to Evaluating Prophets And Prophecy.
Prophecy Related News & Resources
Must See – Former Dallas Fed Employee: China Committed An ‘Act Of War’, Danielle DiMartino Booth
Partial Re-Opening Of Israel Economy On Sunday, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News
NASA Missed An Asteroid That Came Closer To Earth Than The Moon, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News
Serious Concerns Rise After Secret Chinese Nuclear Testing, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News
10 Signs Revealing That Messiah’s Return Is Imminent, Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler, Breaking Israel News
Why Hong Kong’s Churches And Christians Can Not Ignore The Protest Movement, Tony Read, Hong Kong Free Press; Also see, Hong Kong Christians: Bill’s Removal Not Enough, Ken Satterfield, Word And Away; Also see, China Appoints New Hong Kong Chief Known For Christian Persecution, Persecution.org
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Common Sense Interpretation
CS Evaluation: John Paul Jackson Prophesied About A Second Pandemic, Shawn A. Akers, Charisma
CS Evaluation: As we’ve said previously, no, this is not the End Times virus that JPJ prophesied about – a little checking would have made that clear to Charisma. According to the website JPJ founded, Streams Ministries, JPJ prophesied about an End Times virus that would be typified by red splashes or a red rash. He also prophesied about another virus before that one that would create a lot of fear and be thought to be the one to worry about. That sounds a lot like Coronavirus – but only time will tell. As we’ve shown, H1N1 in 2009 was so far a lot worse than this one in terms of infected and number of deaths. But, it is still early – and regardless, for various reasons, mostly the contagion effect and the uncertainty, Coronavirus has caused a lot more fear and panic. For more on this, see the Common Sense Interpretation section, below.
Is The Coronavirus A Prophesied End-Times Plague? Shawn A. Akers, Charisma
CS Evaluation, updated 3/14/20: In answer to the question the title proposes, in short, ‘No’. The article is by Akers, but summarizes Michael Snyder’s views. Can anyone say ‘confirmation bias?’ In the investment world if you make a prediction that doesn’t come true within about a 2 year time frame you are...to continue reading click this link
Are These ‘Billions’ Of Locusts Threatening To Create A Horrific End-Times-Scenario In East Africa? Michael Snyder, Charisma
CS Evaluation: Is this really a ‘horrific End-Times scenario?’ First of all, he alludes to this as more proof that his theory that the ‘perfect storm’ (spoken of by prophetic figure John Paul Jackson, evaluated elsewhere on this site) is here. We do not believe this is correct for a number of good reasons…To continue reading click this link
A ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Just Hit California – Is This The Key Prophetic Sign That John Paul Jackson Warned Us About? Michael Snyder, 365 Prophetic
CS Evaluation: We live in California and at least here in Southern California, the ‘Bomb Cyclone’ was not even noticed. This, in and of itself, doesn’t necessarily mean anything – except if almost nobody notices something how can it be a ‘sign’ or a ‘warning?’ This link explains a ‘bomb cyclone’ – as does this NY Times 2 minute link – its basically nothing but a severe, fast developing winter storm, but not near as bad as a hurricane, and nothing to get upset about. I suppose it sounds alarming because of the name – but a little investigation proves otherwise. It appears to be a relatively common occurrence.
We have evaluated John Paul’s ‘Perfect Storm’ prophecy below and whether or not it is in the process of being fulfilled and noted that the ‘events’ Snyder points to are presumptuous as to its fulfillment. We should not use the prophetic or our interpretation – or misinterpretation – of it as some sort of alarmist cry that brings attention to ourselves, our political career, or articles that we want to get published. This does not serve the prophetic or the Body of Christ in general.
Michael Snyder Says John Paul Jackson’s ‘Perfect Storm’ Prophecy Is Happening Now – Is It? Shawn A. Akers, Charisma
CS Evaluation: Though there is much continued potential for Jackson’s prophecy to begin to unfold, we don’t believe that we are there yet. Snyder mentions Trump’s impeachment, worsening manufacturing numbers, and ‘plummeting global trade’ as signs. Dubious. Jackson referred to a confluence of events as evidence of the ‘perfect storm.’ As John Paul himself says in the video above in Must See Videos (see our updated commentary), it is a confluence of crises in 5 areas: economic, government, religious, war, and geo-physical. It is not just one event in each area, but many events in each area that will occur at the same time. No, the ‘Perfect Storm’ prophecy is not here yet.
Predictions about the Future Price of Gold – see The Perfect Storm Commentary in Must See Videos above.
The Stock Markets, Money And The Bible, Michael Brown, Charisma
CS Evaluation: A pretty one-sided treatment of money and investing, and fear-based relative to the stock markets. Proverbs also has plenty of other wealth advice like ‘throw your seed on many waters’, etc.
On Critiquing Public Dreams, Interpretations, And Other Public Statements, Part 1, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
How Can We Know The Truth? Examine The Founder Of Any Religion To Know The Truth About That Religion, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual LIfe
How Did Jesus Interpret The Scriptures? Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
Two Red Flags When Looking For A Church Or Any Kind Of Relationship, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
The Greatest Need Of The Prophetic Church Today, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation
Daily Do-ables: This Is What Resisting Temptation And Repentance Looks Like, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense
Church Must Be Done In A New Way Before New Things Will Come, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense
‘Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment’ – It Doesn’t Mean What You Think, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
The #1 Objection To Prophecy: Prophecy Is Not For Today, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
The #2 Objection to Prophecy: If It Does Not Come True, It Is a False Prophecy Given by a False Prophet, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation
Joseph’s Dreams: What Can We Learn? Part Two, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
Joseph’s Dreams: What Can We Learn? Part One, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
Tertullian On Dreams, John Boruff
Dream Discernment: Discerning The Source of Dreams Is The Most Important Aspect Of Dream Interpretation, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense
A Dream From God Has 6 Clear Characteristics, John E. Thomas, Charisma
How Should You Respond To The Crazy Thing You Dreamed Last Night, John E. Thomas, Streams Ministries
Video: What Do The Numbers In Your Dreams Mean? John E. Thomas, Streams Ministries/Charisma
Misinterpreting Dreams: Personal vs. Universal, Part 2, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
Misinterpreting Dreams: Mistaking A Personal Dream For A Universal Dream, Part 1, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Spiritual Life
CS Commentary: Portion with Bolz begins right after the 12:00 mark.
The Gift Of Prophecy Vs. The Ministry Of The Prophet (video, right), Jeremiah Johnson
CS Commentary: This is a good beginning on the distinction between the gift and the office. 1 Corinthians 12-14 delineates the gift, while Jeremiah 1, 18 and 23 elaborates on the office and true ministry of the prophet. While any believer may prophesy or operate in the gift at any time, there are those who have the gift of prophecy. Of those who have the gift there are fewer who are called into the ministry of a prophet. Miriam is a type of the ministry of a prophet; Moses is a type of the office of prophet (see Numbers 12). Of those who have the ministry of prophet, there are even fewer who attain the office of prophet. Even in the office of prophet, there are distinctions between personality, function, and call. For some of this theology, see 1-2 Kings. Also see Sadhu Selvaraj’s messages on prophets and the prophetic.
Evaluating Prophets and Prophecy: We need truth over tradition, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Prophecy
The Hook Interlocking Structure of Revelation, Seaborn Hall, Novum Testamentum
Note: This article, published in 2002, was the academic basis for the 3 part article on Revelation in the section above.
More Common Sense
Heart Attachments: How what you love shapes your thinking, behavior, and destiny, Bruce J. Hammond; For the Kindle/E-Book version of the above, click here; Also, read the excellent reviews for this book here
Must Read-Israeli Professor Shows Why Coronavirus Quarantines Not Needed. Marina Medvin, Townhall
Must Read-Coronavirus: Why We Are 100 Times Safer Than We Were In Early March, Inan Dogan, PhD, Yahoo Finance/ Insider Monkey
I Work From Home. Here Are Some Tips To Make It Easier, David Marcus, The Federalist
A Coronavirus Primer, Gatestone Institute
If Someone Is Violating Social Distancing Rules – What Do You Do? Katy Steinmetz, Time
China’s Death Toll Has Been ‘Quietly’ Updated (video, left) Sky News Australia
CS Coronavirus Update (click this link for complete Daily Update): Bottom Line – We do not believe this will kill millions of people, like the Spanish influenza in 1918...The potential problem with Covid-19 is that asymptomatic people may spread the virus, and screening/testing in the US – and throughout the world – has not been standardized or optimized. As of today, according to one report the CDC...For the complete Daily Update click this link
The Positive Aspects Of The Coronavirus For The United States, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation
Update: CDC Home Pages On Coronavirus; Also see here; Also see, CDC Updated Global Map On Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus, CDC; Also see, Coronavirus Resource Center, John Hopkins University
Medicare And Coronavirus, medicare.gov
How To Choose The Right People To Be In Your Life, May Pang, Medium
Brian Dennehy, ‘Tommy Boy’, ‘First Blood’ And Ubiquitous TV Star, Dies At 81, Carmel Dagan, Variety/Yahoo Entertainment
The Best New Movies On Netflix In April 2020, Haleigh Foutch, Collider
I Still Believe, Official Trailer, Lionsgate; Also see, ‘I Still Believe’ Early Digital Release After Being Released In Theaters, Ale Russian, People
Michael Buble’s Wife Defends Him After Video Sparks Concern, Eileen Resien, Page Six
Julia Gargano Hits All The Notes, American Idol 2020
This American Folk Legend Made His Name During Hard Times, Christine Weerts, The Federalist
John Prine, Legendary American Songwriter, Dies of Coronavirus, Brad Jackson, The Federalist
I See Myself In Him: Ronald Acuna Jr And Juan DeSoto Dish On Each Other, O’Brien/Ghiroli, The Athletic
Deion Sanders Might Be The Only One Who Loves Falcon’s New Uniforms, Frank Schwab, Yahoo Sports
Delta Boeing 737 Ingests 2 Geese While Accelerating On SF Runway, Jay Singh, Simple Flying
US Airlines Are Selling 5 Hour Flights For $16, Jay Singh, Simple Flying
Delta Outlines International Flying Schedule For April, Jackie Chen, Business Traveller; Also see, American, Delta Plan Additional Flight Cuts For May, Gary Dinges, USA Today
This Toiletry Bag Nails All The Details, Discoverer
Global Health Advisory Level 4 Travel Warning, US State Department
CS Commentary: Fauda is Hebrew/Arabic for ‘chaos.’ It is the term that the Israeli counter-terrorist unit uses when things deteriorate into a ‘free-for-all’ on a mission inside the West Bank or Gaza. The first two seasons of this series, with English subtitles, were among the best series that Netflix has offered, up there with Narcos and Narcos: Mexico. Here’s hoping that Season 3, which is released Thursday, April 16, will be the same. CS Grade, first 2 seasons: A (where A is the highest grade possible)
When Will Fauda, Season 4, Be On Netflix? The Israeli Series Is A Smash Hit, Johnny Brayson, Bustle
Could Alleged FBI Misconduct Save Lori Loughlin? Joey Garrison, USA Today
Caliphate, Official Trailer, Netflix, Metakritik TV
CS Commentary: This is sort of a Swedish ‘Homeland’, though the female protagonist can’t hold a candle to Carrie, the main character of that series. Still, this is great viewing and gives the viewer insight into Radical Islamist practices relative to brainwashing and seducing young Western, Muslim girls into leaving their lives of comfort and traveling to Islamic lands to become Muslim brides, as well as the terrorism strategies and practice of Radicals as they attempt to attack Western societies. Still, ultimately, it’s too influenced by the last four decades or more of realist French cinema to be completely satisfying as entertainment. CS Grade: B+
The WuFlu Watchlist: What To Watch While You’re Quarantined, Brad Jackson, The Federalist; Also see, 35 Deep Cut Streaming Picks From The Top 5 Platforms, Josh Shepherd, The Federalist
Identifying Fake News In The Time Of Coronavirus, Sharon Hurley Hall, Website Planet
Quotes Of The Month:
“Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe