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Modern Day Nehemiahs (video, left), Jim Bakker Show

The Time To Prepare Is Now (video, right), Rick Joyner, Jim Bakker Show

The Church As We Know It In The West Is About To Die, Rick Joyner, Charisma

We’re In An Age Of Issachar Anointing, Cindy Jacobs, Elijah List

The Meaning Of ‘Lukewarm, (video, left)’ Jim Bakker Show

CS Commentary: Pretty good explanation here, but we would add ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ are both good, when you understand the context as explained; lukewarm is bad, for the reasons explained and more. The point of the passage may be the source: if you are close to the source you get the true benefit of either ‘hot’ or ‘cold,’ which are both good. Later in the passage Jesus will say ‘Behold I stand at the door and knock.’ Again, this is an invitation to come to the source which is itself the sole and primary antidote to counter lukewarmness and become either ‘hot’ or ‘cold’ for the Lord.

How God Kills Fear (video, left), John Paul Jackson, Streams Ministries

Kingdom Government And True Justice In America, Rick Joyner, Elijah’s List

Vision Of The Lampstands, Ben Lim, Elijah’s List

CS Commentary: In our opinion, the interpretation of this is a little different than the one offered. Joyner’s treatise on Government above, particularly his last statement on the church in society, should be used to interpret this vision. In the book of Revelation, lampstands are a primary symbol for how bright the church burns as a separate and moral light reflecting Christ to the culture. It is most probably the same here, meaning that this vision has less to do with the states themselves than it has to do with the church in each one of the states.

This Is Your Resurrection Moment, Lana Vawser, Elijah List

Editor’s Choice


Terry Bennett: The Prophetic Movement Is Dead In The Heart Of God/Public Figures In Sin Should Be Exposed Publicly (video, left), Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

CS Commentary: Some interesting comments on wealth as a test beginning about 12:00 in.

Terry Bennett: Hollywood Will Be Diminished And Silenced (video, right), Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

CS Commentary: This is a short excerpt of Terry’s message to The Gathering Place, Hollywood CA in 2018.

Prophecy And The Power Of Prayer, Part Two, Nita Johnson, World For Jesus Ministries; Also see, Prophecy And The Power Of Prayer, Part One, Nita Johnson, World For Jesus Ministries

How To Cleanse Your Spirit, Mind & Heart Daily (video, left), Sadhu Selvaraj, Warriors Prayer Boot Camp

CS Commentary: Bill Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ spoke of the same sort of process back in the 1970’s and 1980’s – he called it ‘spiritual breathing’ and wrote a little blue booklet and a ‘transferable concept’ about it. The minute that you are conscious of sin, repent and confess it to God and claim forgiveness by faith (1 John 1:9). The prophet Bob Jones asked the Lord once many years ago “who is the most esteemed saint on the face of the earth?” The Lord’s response to him was a woman, Corrie Ten Boom, who had survived the Holocaust. When he asked “Why?” the Lord told him it was because she was aware of her sin and kept short accounts, confessing it throughout the day – as soon as she was aware of it.

Why A Christian Can Have A Demon, John Eckhardt, Charisma

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

Prophecy Related News & Resources


US Military Conflicts Since WWII

Islamic Nations: Strength Of Radicalization

The Third Gulf War Has Already Begun, Dr. Mordechai Kedar, Israel National News

CS Commentary: Considers the recent probable Iranian action against Saudi Oil tankers to be the start of a future major conflagration between Iran and the US. We do not agree with the author that Trump wants war with Iran or that war with Iran is inevitable under his administration.

In Backdrop Of Increased Incidents Against Jews In Europe German Lawmakers Declare BDS Anti-Semitic, JNS

Do Iran’s Terror Cells In Europe Threaten Israeli Oversea’s Assets? How To Stay Vacation Safe, Yaakov Lappin, JNS

700 Reasons Not To Create A Palestinian State, Moshe Phillips, JNS

Rabbi: Earthquake In Israel Is Birthpang Of Messiah, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News

Scientist Argue Whether Yellowstone Super Eruption Is Overdue, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News

Quote: “The Yellowstone Caldera is listed as the most dangerous supervolcano in existence and as such, is the most monitored volcano in the world…The biggest danger from an eruption is not the lava but the ash…An estimated 87,000 people would be killed immediately and two-thirds of the United States would become uninhabitable.”

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

Must-See Videos


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

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 against 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 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.

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:

American Betrayal: The Secret Assault On Our Nation’s Character, Diana West

Culture:

US Birth Rate At 32 Year Low: Why Its Troubling News For The Future (video, left), Fox Business

Uber And Lyft Drivers Reveal Things You Should Never Do On A Ride, Graham Rapier, Business Insider

For Many Young South Koreans Dating Is Too Expensive Or Too Dangerous, Sophie Joeng, CNN

Hershey’s Changing The Look Of Its Candy Bar For The First Time In History, Jordan Valinsky, CNN

How To Stop Pesky Robocalls And Text’s To Your Cell Phone, Kathleen Joyce, Fox Business

$2.5 Trillion Holy Grail Found? Breakthrough Discovery And 100% Recyclable Plastic, Chris Ciaccia, Fox News

Health/Fitness/Relationships:

How To Be Certain About A Potential Partner (video, left), Esther Perel

How To Naturally Reverse Alzheimer’s And Arthritis, CBN, Charisma

Low Dose Aspirin May Be Linked To Bleeding In Skull, New Study Finds, Kristin Lam, USA Today

Top 10 Signs Of Aging Poorly And How To Reverse Them, Rebekah Edwards, Dr. Axe

Movies:

One Of The Most Important Films Ever Is Hardly Known, Seaborn Hall, Medium

Legendary Singer Actress Doris Day Dead At 97, Sasha Savitsky, Fox News

Film Review: John Wick, Chapter 3: Parabellum, John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter

CS Commentary: Parabellum is Latin, for ‘Prepare For War,’ as in the famous Latin quote, ‘Si vis pacem parabellum,’ or “If you want peace, prepare for war.”

Avengers: Endgame Shatters Box Office Records Worldwide, Fox Business; Also see, Avengers: Endgame Has Best Opening Day Ever, Frank Pollatta, CNN

Music:

Maelyn Performs Rhianna’s ‘Stay’ (video, left), The Voice 2019

Rod & Maelyn Perform The Beatles ‘Yesterday, (video, right)’ The Voice 2019

CS Commentary: Might be one of the best covers since the original by McCartney and this song has been covered as much as any song in history.

Sports:

Austin Riley Hits Home Run For Braves In Major League Debut (video, left), You Tube; Also see, Braves Highly Touted Prospect Homers In Major League Debut, Dayn Perry, CBS Sports

Top 25 NFL Rookies In Best Position For Year One Success, Dan Parr, NFL.com

Maximum Security Jockey Suspended 15 Days For Kentucky Derby Interference, Scooby Axson, Sports Illustrated

NFL Schedule, Week One, NFL

Travel:

10 Best International Airports/10 Worst International Airports, Fox Business

Trip Advisor Reveals Best Travel Destination For 2019, CNN

TV/Streaming:

Howard Stern On Interviewing Trump And How He Could Have Made Hillary President (video, left), ABC News

The Anger Of ‘Game Of Throne’ Fans Is Part Of The Game, Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times

Game Of Thrones Season 8: Subtle Details You May Have Missed In Episode 5, Daniel Van Boom, CNET

The Real DEA Agents Of ‘Narcos’ Break Down What Season 2 Got Right, Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter

‘The Orville’ Has Been Renewed For A Third Season, Julie Muncy, Gizmodo

Quotes Of The Month:

“Now, more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption.” – James A. Garfield, an ordained minister and 20th president of the United States

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