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America Is On The Cusp Of A 2nd Civil War (video, left), Rick Joyner, Sid Roth It’s Supernatural

Also see, The 2nd American Revolutionary/Civil War, Part 17, Rick Joyner, Morningstar Ministries; Also see, Kingdom Government And True Justice In America, Rick Joyner, Elijah’s List

Invasion Of America Prophecies: A Compendium From The Past (video, right), Jim Bakker Show

CS Commentary: Interesting summary of past prophecies about the judgment of America at some point in the future, very similar and complementary to the prophecies being given today by Sadhu Selvaraj, Terry Bennett, Neville Johnson, and others. Features T. L. Osborn, Kenneth Hagin Sr., David Wilkerson, and others.

I Saw Civil War Coming In Libya And Venezuela (video, left), Charlie Shamp, Destiny Encounters

CS Commentary: Interspersed with news clips that help you understand current events and situation in both nations. On Venezuela, how did we get here? The clip only tells a part of the story, not the root causes. Root causes? Twenty years ago Venezuela had open borders that allowed immigrants from drug war riddled Columbia to pour into the country. Overflowing with immigrants who elected a socialist government that promised to give them handouts, Hugo Chavez, the new President, quickly nationalized industries, including the very important oil companies, handing control over to his cronies. The major industries of the nation were quickly mismanaged and became corrupted, with profits flowing to political allies. National revenue disappeared, national debt increased, inflation soared – developing into hyperinflation – and eventually chaos resulted. For an understanding of how hyperinflation occurs and the danger of hyperinflation in the US, see here.

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’s message below in Editor’s Choice.

What God Taught This Healer-Evangelist When His Daughter Died On Christmas Day, Stephen Strang, Charisma

Editor’s Choice


Kim Clement 2011: A Courageous President And An Anointed Woman Come Forth (video, left), Warrior Queen

CS Commentary: We have published different versions of this once or twice, but the prophecy gets us every time and it is worth repeating. Will there be both a period of great crisis and great blessing during the middle of two Trump Presidential terms? Or, does this prophecy speak of something else in the future? Will there be a part of the church – Esther – that rises up to bring healing to the US after catastrophe? Other prophetic voices are speaking about increasing turmoil in the US that will begin 2020-21. It all remains to be seen, but this prophecy is interesting and relevant considering the tension in the Trump Presidency and events with China, in particular.

Episode 30: The 11th Hour And The Church’s Esther Calling (video, right), Neville Johnson, Academy Of Light

The Coming Civil War Among Christians (video, left), Neville Johnson, MastersPiece

The Purpose Of Prophecy And How To Distinguish False Prophets: Message To African Church (video, right), Sadhu Selvaraj

A Vicious Civil War Is Coming To The Church (video, left), Neville Johnson, Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

CS Commentary: We agree with Neville’s interpretation of Acts 1, where Jesus is taken up in the clouds, then disappears into heaven. While studying in seminary almost two decades ago, we saw in Acts 1 that there is a continuous structure linked with the end of Luke. Luke-Acts were considered one book, and circulated as such in the early church. You cannot fully understand Acts 1 without… To continue reading, click here.

The 2nd American Revolutionary/Civil War, Part 13, Rick Joyner, Morningstar Ministries (also see below for earlier parts); Also see, The 2nd American Revolutionary/Civil War, Part 14, Rick Joyner, Morningstar Ministries; Also see, The 2nd American Revolutionary/Civil War, Part 4, Rick Joyner, Morningstar Ministries. To read Rick’s revelatory dream that launched this series, see here; And, also see here; Also see, The 2nd American Revolutionary/Civil War, Part 5, Rick Joyner, Morningstar Ministries

4 Things That The Church Must Act On Now/How To Understand The Times, Rick Joyner, Jim Bakker Show, 2015

Prophecies And Insight Concerning the USA, President Trump & The Mid-Term Elections & Results – See This Link.

Prophecy Related News & Resources


A Prophecy Fulfilled, James Schmook, Breaking Israel News

Egypt-Iranian Power Struggle Played Out In Gaza, Yaakov Lappin, Breaking Israel News

In Paris Cafes, Jews Open Up About Anti-Semitism And Their Future In Europe, Orit Arfa, JNS

What Will Trump’s New UN Pick Bring To The Pro-Israeli Community?, Jackson Richman, JNS

Islam’s Past And Present Attacks On European Churches – In France, 2 Attacks Per Day, Raymond Ibrahim

Notre Dame: An Omen, Dennis Prager, Townhall

Quote: “I don’t know if a worker accident or a radical Muslim set fire to Notre Dame Cathedral (as they have scores of other churches around Europe). In terms of what the fire represented, it doesn’t much matter. What matters is the omen: Europe is burning, just as Notre Dame was.”

Stop Iran From Going Nuclear: Breakout Time Is Less Than One Year, Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute

Earthquakes & Natural Disasters Page: Prophetic Insights and Resources, Common Sense Interpretation

Must-See Videos


Please Don’t Be Offended: The 2nd Pentecost And The Church And Hillary Clinton And Obama (video, left), Terry Bennett, Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

God Is Saying ‘Get Out Of The Church!’ (video, right) Terry Bennett, Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

CS Commentary: Here is what is sure to be a controversial message. As one friend said to me, “But Terry has a church himself!” True. But the church is much more than just an organization with a physical structure that comes together on Sundays and does the same old, same old. Hebrews 10:25 says, not to “forsake [our own] assembling together.” Wherever the people of God come together – and in whatever way – there is the church. Sunday services and structure many times lead to a Western form of church in which one leader’s opinions or ideas rule to create religious traditions that actually impede true relationship and growth. We think this is more to Terry’s point – though he is obviously speaking a polemic agains the established, traditional church as well.

‘Warning’ That America Faces Possible Judgment In 2020-2021 (video, left), Terry Bennett, Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

The Next Few Years Will Be Difficult For America: Leaders Beware! ‘America Is Ripe For Judgment (video, right)’, Terry Bennett, Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

Episode 10: The Sacrifice God Has Chosen For Us, Neville Johnson, Academy Of Light

CS Commentary: Neville goes right to the heart of things in this short message and explains one of the most important chapters in the Bible, IS 58. “If you start to become love, God will give you the powers of the ages to come.”

Cindy Jacobs Prophecy For The Philippines (video. right), The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Coming

A Limited Period of Grace: President Trump Is God’s Last Respite For America (video, left), July 2018, Sadhu Selvaraj, Jim Bakker Show

2019 Is Your Year, Sadhu Selvaraj, Jim Bakker Show

President Trump As Cyrus, The Time Of The Two Witnesses, Sadhu Selveraj

The Year Of The Watchman: A New Wineskin Will Upset Church Leaders, Jeremiah Johnson, Charisma

Common Sense Interpretation


Briefs 

Dreams With People, Part 3: Celebrities (And Conspiracy Theories), Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation

Tertullian On Dreams, John Boruff

Dreams That Contain People: Are The People Literal Or Symbolic And What Do They Mean? Part 2, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation

Dreams That Contain People: Are the people literal or symbolic and what do they mean? Part 1, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation

How Should You Respond To The Crazy Thing You Dreamed Last Night, John E. Thomas, Streams Ministries

A Dream From God Has 6 Clear Characteristics, John E. Thomas, Charisma

Dream Discernment: Discerning The Source of Dreams Is The Most Important Aspect Of Dream Interpretation, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense

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

The #1 Objection to Prophecy Today: But Prophecy is not For Our Time, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense (coming)

The #2 Objection to Prophecy Today: If It Does Not Come True, It Is a False Prophecy Given by a False Prophet, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation

Articles/ Video

Correct Theology Or Tradition?

The Omnipresence Of God: Can The Ordinary Person Walk With God Like Enoch?, Neville Johnson, You Tube

Quote: “Time and eternity are beginning to merge…2018 ushered in a new era…for us to know the times and the seasons is critical…just knowing the season can release grace and favor for us…Israel did not know the time they were living in and they missed out dramatically…there are levels of relationship [with God] and it starts with the omnipresence of God.”

Revelation, Part 3: The Tribulation, The Rapture, The Return, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense

Prophetic Dream – ‘And That’s The Way It Is:’ Walter Cronkite Prophesies Coming Financial/Economic Explosions, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Prophecy

Evaluating Prophets and Prophecy: We need truth over tradition, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Prophecy

Academics

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.

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Review Of Some Of The Late Kim Clement’s Words


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Prophetic Words Prior To, And Concerning, The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election


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More Common Sense


Books:

Lee Strobel Proves The Case For Easter (video, left), Huckabee

The Case For Easter, Lee Strobel

Culture:

Gmail Will Do More For You With These 6 New Features, Nicole Lyn Pesce, MarketWatch

Uptick In UFO Sightings Since 2014: Navy Pilots Encounter More ‘Small Spherical Objects,’, Deanna Paul, Washington Post/Philly.com

Prince William Wants Prince Harry And Meghan As Far Away As Possible, Jessica Sager, Fox News

Woman Dies In Over The Rim Grand Canyon Fall – 3rd Death In Weeks, Phil Helsel, NBC News

Gallup Poll Finds Church Membership Plummeting Among Americans, Black Christian News; Also see, ‘No Religion’ Tops Survey Of American’s Religious Beliefs, CNN

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

Once A Cheater, Always A Cheater? (video, right) Esther Perel

CS Commentary: Lots of wisdom here.

Ground Beef Recalled In 10 States Due To E. Coli, Mike Snider, USA Today; Also see, E. Coli Outbreak Grows With 177 People Now Infected, Kelly Tyko, USA Today

Teen Dies From Tapeworm Egg Infestation Of The Brain, Susan Scutti, CNN

Warren Buffet’s Diet Still Includes 5 Cans Of Coke, McDonald’s, And Dairy Queen, Jade Scipioni, Fox Business

Movies:

Breakthrough: Trailer With Cast And Real Life Comments, Including Exec Producer Basketball Star Stephen Curry (video, left)

The Real Story: Dead For An Hour He Comes Back To Life (video, right), 700 Club

Film Review: Breakthrough Is A ‘Breakthrough’ Christian Movie, Movieguide

Avengers: Endgame Has Best Opening Day Ever, Frank Pollatta, CNN

Jennifer Garner Reveals The Surprising Fan Comment She Gets Every Day, Julie Jordan, People; Also see, Lori Loughlin’s Friends Blame Scandal On Her Husband, Tyler McCarthy, Fox News; Also see, Nicole Kidman Says She Is ‘Teased’ For Her Faith In God, Tyler McCarthy, Fox News; Also see, Nicole Kidman, 51, Does 10th Vanity Fair Cover Shoot, Jennifer Earl, Fox News

These Rare Photos Of Bonnie And Clyde Reveal The Dark Reality Of The Iconic Criminal Couple, Brendan Siegel, Medium

Music:

Spirit-Filled Church Responds To Charges Of Openly Gay Worship Leader Who Appeared On American Idol, Taylor Berglund, Charisma; Also see, Openly Gay Worship Leader Performs Lauren Daigle Song On Idol, Charisma

Sports:

The Dodgers Offense Wears Teams Down And Other Takeaways, Pedro Moura, The Athletic

Early Signs Of Doom For Expected 2019 MLB Contenders, Zachary D. Ryder, Bleacher Report

Dale Murphy: I Played Against Some Of The All-Time Greats. Mike Trout Is Better Than All Of Them, The Athletic; Also see, One Year In: Brave’s Ronald Acuna Jr.’s Career Soaring, ‘There Is No Ceiling,’ David O’Brien, The Athletic

The 8 Most-Telling NFL Team Draft Tendencies, Robert Mays, The Ringer; Also see, 2019 NFL Draft Primer: Dates, Times, What You Need To Know, NFL

Expert Picks For The Kentucky Derby, Saturday May 4, 2019. Also see, 2019 Kentucky Derby Odds, Predictions: Expert Who Has Nailed 9 Derby-Oaks Doubles Releases Early Picks, CBS Sports

Travel:

Can Boeing Restore Confidence In 737 Max 8 Jets? It Won’t Be Easy To Convince ‘Scared’ Passengers (video, left), CBC; Also see, Boeing Whistleblowers Report 737 Max 8 Problems To FAA, Drew Griffin, CNN

Claims Of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny To Boeing’s Planes, NY Times

Quote: ‘“As a quality manager at Boeing, you’re the last line of defense before a defect makes it out to the flying public,” Mr. Barnett said. “And I haven’t seen a plane out of Charleston [manufacturing facility] yet that I’d put my name on saying it’s safe and airworthy.”’

Why You May Not Want To Fly Boeing’s 737 MAX Again: 1960’s Design, 1990’s Computers, Patchwork Assembly, Nicas/Creswell, NY Times/BD News; Also see, Aviation World Faces Moment Of Reckoning After Boeing 737 Max Crash, CNN

Should We Be Searching For Hidden Spy Cameras In Airbnb’s And Hotel Rooms? CNN Travel

The 21 Safest Airlines In The World, 2019, Benjamin Zhang, Business Insider; Also see, The Most Popular International Flights, Josie Green, 24/7; Also see, Jetsetter’s Guide To Scoring A Hotel Upgrade, Jennifer Fernandez, Jetsetter

TV/Streaming:

Tomi Lahren Pulls No Punches Telling Off Lori Loughlin (video, left), Fox News Insider

CS Commentary: If you are a sensitive, politically correct Californian, you will want to skip this one.

Trump Mocks CNN For Lowest Ratings Of The Year: ‘Congratulations!’ Joe Concha, The Hill

Game Of Thrones Premiere: New Series High, Michael O’Connor, Hollywood Reporter

‘Bosch’ Review: In Season 5, Still TV’s Best-Written Cop Drama, Verne Gay, Newsday

Quotes Of The Month:

“He that cannot abide a bad market, deserves not a good one.” – John Ray

“Security is mostly a superstition; it doesn’t exist in nature.” – Helen Keller

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