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The Harbinger and the Shemitah

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As Jonathan Cahn's The Harbinger continues on and is now followed by The Mystery of the Shemitah, coupled with recent books on blood moons and the like, Christians should wonder about the recent spate of books covering supposed mysteries of the end-times.

The question that believers need to ask is whether we should read the Bible like unbelievers read Nostradamus - searching for words or phrases that seem similar to current events.  For instance, a tetrad of lunar eclipses appearing reddish in hue may remind us of verses like Joel 2:31 and Acts 2:20, but simple context reveals that this astronomical event is not what these verses refer to (has the sun also darkened?).

Similarly, looking to Isaiah 9:10 for similarities to the terror attacks on September 11, 2001 is a fruitless endeavor unless something in Isaiah 9 indicates that God meant for countries around the world to take this prophecy as a warning to them.  Does God call countries everywhere to repent?  Yes, but the prophe…

What Every Man Wishes His Father Had Told Him: Session 4: Questions and Answers

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What Every Man Wishes His Father Had Told Him: Session 3: Pornography: Hugh Hefner Will Die Alone

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What Every Man Wishes His Father Had Told Him: Session 2: Friendship: You are Not Your Own Best Counselor

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