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Old 01-20-2011, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Gaston, North Carolina
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I didn't come here to argue, debate, nor fuss.....people, it's too late in the hour for that! I came here to implore you to take a look around and ask yourselves: Is it the same day? Everything's going on as "usual"? Will your hearts be able to handle what's coming upon this land? And most importantly....answer truthfully! Friends, I beg you earnestly to watch the time, please? That's all. Love you guys.

Betsey
No everything is not the same day in and day out but those who are not saved will not see that. Your doing just fine Betsey keep being the voice of one crying in the wilderness.

She is not trying to scare anyone she is only pointing out the truth. If you take it as fearmongering perhaps you need to check yourself and if you find her words worthy of scoffing the you definitely need to check yourself.
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Old 01-20-2011, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Out of Florida........
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Betsey, God would say to you right now: Look around you. Understand who your message is for, and who it's not for. Your message is not allways for those whom you can see, but for those whom you cannot see. Why worry and try and cast your pearls to those whom it is not intended for and allow them to trample it underfoot? Focus and present your message as if the ones who need to hear it aren't saying anythiing at all. Now, give us your messsage.

I bless you in the name of Yahushua... so be it!
Yes!!.........yet, it IS for these that He came!!The message being: For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.


He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God
. (John 3: 16-18)

This............ is the message in it's entirety. Come please? Why grace still abounds? No pearls friend, just a message, that's all. Even I am not worthy of pearls...but for the grace of God, amen?
Betsey
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Texas
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What's the point of the OP?
It's a narrow but all encompassing focus, a belief that the rapture can happen any day and that at any second the worst time (by far) in the history of humanity may break out in full force. I know people who have lived like this for 40 + years.

In the 70's the Russians were coming, in the 80's the U.N. was setting up secret bases and concentration camps in the U.S. and foreign armies had already sneaked in, then in the 90's it was all leading up to y2k disaster and now it's just got to be the end, just because. Because it's the end of the world. Because there's more earthquakes (there's not) more famine (there's not) more rumors of war (there's not) BUT in the minds of those who believe - it's all happening right now.

If things get better, it's the lull before the storm.

If things get worse it's prophecy fulfilled.

The Muslims are going to take over the world and kill all the Christians.

Remember when the economy went down? It was the end. Soon - martial law would be imposed. Soon, a great world leader to bring us out of the crises and set up a one world government. Soon, all the Christians would be rounded up and all the churches (the good ones) pad locked.

Key words "The end is almost", "It's about to", "any day now", "It won't be long", etc etc

Oh - and a law was being proposed in the senate to make gospel preaching illegal - a sure sign of the end. (That was a decade long email hoax).

But - in spite of all that not panning out, it's got to be the worst time ever just around the corner. Just believe. Don't you believe? Why don't you believe?
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Is to get you to look around! Nothing's change? Nothing at all? Still the same old day to you? All's well? No need for a change of heart, for Jesus?
External events are not that which brings the need for a change of heart. Spiritual poverty is a real (albeit old) crises. Lost sheep wondering around the globe without purpose.
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:19 PM
 
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The least you could do if you have any heart at all is at least respect the love and concern she's showing for you. That's the thing with people who don't want to hear it. You don't even have a clue as to why their trying so hard. At least respect her for that.

That was the best message ever
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Old 01-20-2011, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Wa
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Keep studying! Change the course of your walk!
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:10 AM
 
Location: Out of Florida........
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People, are you heeding the warnings? How is it some of you require signs, yet when they're presented big and bold before your eyes, you still fail to see?

People, are you looking up as your redemption draws near?

People are your eyes opened to recognize the signs and seasons?

People are you prepared to stand before the SON OF MAN?
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:29 AM
 
Location: Texas
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The least you could do if you have any heart at all is at least respect the love and concern she's showing for you. That's the thing with people who don't want to hear it. You don't even have a clue as to why their trying so hard. At least respect her for that.
As Betsy will tell you - this is not about her, this is about something larger.

Acknowledged that Betsy is a sweetheart many times I have.

Some here who oppose the "end times" message were once those who shared it, so you may not want to be assuming who has a clue or not as to what her motivations are.
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Old 01-22-2011, 01:20 AM
 
Location: SC Foothills
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Some here who oppose the "end times" message were once those who shared it, so you may not want to be assuming who has a clue or not as to what her motivations are.
You said it, O-Ducky doesn't know the people here and we've all been privy to this stuff before, I even believed it until recently. Ah, the peace and understanding that comes with knowing the TRUTH, that Jesus is the Savior of the world and those that need to be saved in this life will be saved, and this type of fear mongering does nothing but turn people off from the message of Christ.

Betsey's intentions are not in question, just the message.
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Old 01-22-2011, 01:22 AM
 
Location: SC Foothills
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Acknowledged that Betsy is a sweetheart many times I have.
LOL!!! The first thing that came to mind when I read this is it sounds like something Master Yoda would have said in Star Wars!!
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