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CS Commentary: Portion with Bolz begins right after the 12:00 mark.
Special Update, 3/18/20: A Recent Prophetic Visitation: Donald Trump And The 3 Judgments, Jeremiah Johnson, Facebook
Must Read: Pastor’s Simple Obedience Sparks Revival Among Mexican City’s Assassins, Jenny Rose Spaudo, Charisma
This Is Not The End Of The World According To Christians Who Study The End Of The World, Zauzmer/Bailey, Washington Post/MSN
Quote: “Americans are primed to believe the end of the world might arrive any day now. In 2010, 41 percent told Pew Research Center that they expected Jesus to return by 2050….[According to Michael Brown] “I see this as a trial run to see how we respond to calamity and hardship,”… “If we’re shaken now, how are we going to react when it really gets wild?”
Millions Will Not Die From Coronavirus And The Economy Will Surge: Shawn Bolz, Stephen Strang, Charisma
CS Commentary: CS has been saying from the beginning of this virus, that it will not be like the Spanish Influenza, or even as bad as the Swine Flu in 2009, which killed 575,000 globally. We have also said that the economy and the stock markets will return to or close to previously highs. See the Coronavirus Pandemic CS Daily Update.
Chuck Pierce Prophesied Massive Plague Like Invasion, Stephen Strang, Charisma
Here Are Various Prophetic Words Given About Coronavirus, Steve Shultz, Elijah List
Did The Lord Warn Us Of Coronavirus? John Lake Is The Answer (video, left), Charlie Shamp, Destiny Encounters
Science Will Discover Breakthrough For Coronavirus (video, right), Charlie Shamp, Destiny Encounters
CS Evaluation: 10 Plagues Hitting Our Planet Simultaneously, Michael Snyder, Charisma
CS Evaluation: We itemize each of the ten ‘plagues’ and respond. 1- Locusts: we responded to this one in a previous post. Nothing that hasn’t happened at least twice previously. (see below in Common Sense Interpretation); 2- Weather Patterns: Though this link is from 2011 it is instrumental in making the case that its not weather…To continue reading, see this link
How Coronavirus Could Keep Trump From Winning In 2020, Stephen Strang, Charisma
Building The Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio, Short Version, updated 2/29/20, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Money
‘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, see our Global ‘Perfect Storm’ Portfolio on the CS Money Page, 2/16/20 – March, 2020.
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
Shroud Of Turin Interview With World’s Leading Expert Who Happens To Be Jewish, Myra Kahn Adams, Townhall; Also see, The Shroud Of Turin website here
Conceit And Contagion: How The Virus Shocked Europe, Bruno Maçães, Quillette
Coronavirus Comes For Europe, Guy Millière, Gatestone Institute
China’s Real Disease: Communism, Not Coronavirus, Gordon D. Chang, Gatestone Institute
Israel Helps Palestinians In Midst Of Virus; Arabs Betray Palestinians, Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute
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Common Sense Interpretation
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
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
What Will America Look Like After The Wuhan Coronavirus? Ben Domenech, The Federalist
The Positive Aspects Of The Coronavirus For The United States, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation
Chinese Tycoon Vanishes After Calling Premier Xi A ‘Clown,’ Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News
Coronavirus: China’s War On The Truth, Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute
Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Overtakes China (if you believe China), Stancati/Sylvers, WSJ
Will We Come Out of Coronavirus Into A Different World? (video, left), Harvard Economics Professor Speaks, CNBC
Coronavirus: What Can You Do To Protect Yourself And Others? Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Interpretation; Also see, Updated, 3/19/20 – Coronavirus: Comparison To Other Global Viruses, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense
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
Why You Should Be Scared: How Coronavirus Can Take Over Your Body Before You Even Feel It, Jeff Wise, NY Magazine
A Lot Of Us Have ‘Underlying Conditions’ That Increase Our Risk, Nicole Fisher, The Federalist
Almost Half Of Coronavirus Patients Have Digestive Symptoms, Study Finds, Robert Preidt, CBS News
Trump Clears Way For Anti-Malarial Drug To Be Used Against Coronavirus, Fred Lucas, The Daily Signal
American Resident Of Wuhan: Situation Greatly Improving, Julia Musto, Fox News
What I Want You To Know About Coronavirus From A Seattle Woman Who Recovered From It, Christy Karras, Seattle Times
Coronavirus, Live Updated Map, John Hopkins University
Medicare And Coronavirus, medicare.gov
Universal Movies Available In On Demand And Prime This Week, Pollotta/Lowry, CNN
Must See – Hollywood Is ‘Venezuela’: Elites Are Terrible People (video, left), Andrew Breitbart, Retrospect, Hoover Institution
‘The Hunt’ Is Not About Liberals Killing Conservatives Its Funny Bipartisan Satire, Kaj Larsen, The Federalist
Makayla Phillips Brings STAR POWER to Hollywood Week, American Idol 2020
Sarah Palin Performs, Masked Singer, Talent Recap
Sarah Palin Rapped ‘Baby Got Back’ Dressed As A Bear On National TV, Emily Jashinsky, The Federalist
Will Tom Brady Wear #12 For Tampa Bay? Radio.com
Global Health Advisory Level 4 Travel Warning, US State Department
Coronavirus: Should You Delay Or Postpone Air Travel? Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes; Also see, Coronavirus: Rare Travel Upside – You Might Fly On A Better Plane, Dawn Gilbertson, USA Today
Coronavirus Flight Cuts, Delta And American, Dawn Gilbertson, USA Today; Also see, Airlines Spending Thousands In Fuel To Run ‘Ghost’ Flights In Midst Of Virus, Adam Bienkov, Business Insider; Also see, Tens Of Thousands Of Airline Jobs At Risk Due To Virus, Chris Isidore, CNN
All-American, Season 1 Trailer, (video, left), Rotten Tomatoes
8 Netflix Films To Watch During Coronavirus Crisis, Streaming Wars
Must See – MSNBC Can Not Even Do Math – Forget About Actually Reporting The News, Tucker Carlson, Fox News
CS Commentary: For the math-challenged among us, $1 million times 327 (people) equals $327 million, less than the $500 million that Bloomberg spent. To give $1 million to every person in the US would be $1 million times 327 million (people), or 327 million million ($327 trillion), a much larger number. Yet, both the host and the commentator agree that this is an ‘incredible’ way of picturing the waste of Bloomberg’s campaign.
Quotes Of The Month:
“Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble.” — Warren Buffett
“Buy when there is blood in the streets; sell when everyone is greedy.” — Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, one of the most successful investors of all time