Preacher Reveals 90-Year-Old Woman’s Prophecy
An old woman of 90 from Valdres in Norway had a vision from God in 1968. The evangelist Emanuel Minos had meetings (services) where she lived. He had the opportunity to meet her, and she told him what she had seen. He wrote it down, but thought it to be so unintelligible that he put it in a drawer. Now, almost 50 years later, he understands he has to share the vision with others.
The woman from Valdres was a very credible Christian, with a good reputation among all who knew her. This is what she saw:
“I saw the time just before the coming of Jesus and the outbreak of the Third World War. I saw the events with my natural eyes. I saw the world like a kind of a globe and saw Europe, land by land. I saw Scandinavia. I saw Norway. I saw certain things that would take place just before the return of Jesus, and just before the last calamity happens, a calamity the likes of which we have never before experienced.” She mentioned four waves:
- “First, before Jesus comes and before the Third World War breaks out, there will be a ‘détente’ like we have never had before. There will be peace between the super powers in the east and the west, and there will be a long peace. There will be disarmament in many countries, also in Norway and we are not prepared when it (the war) comes. The Third World War will begin in a way no one would have anticipated—and from an unexpected place.
- “A lukewarmness without parallel will take hold of the Christians, a falling away from true, living Christianity. Christians will not be open for penetrating preaching. They will not, like in earlier times, want to hear of sin and grace, law and gospel, repentance and restoration. There will come a substitute instead: prosperity Christianity.
“The important thing will be to have success, to be something; to have material things, things that God never promised us in this way. Churches and prayer houses will be emptier and emptier. Instead of the preaching we have been used to for generations—like, to take your cross up and follow Jesus—entertainment, art and culture will invade the churches where there should have been gatherings for repentance and revival. This will increase markedly just before the return of Jesus.
- “There will be a moral disintegration that old Norway has never experienced the likes of. People will live together like married without being married. Much uncleanness before marriage, and much infidelity in marriage will become the natural, and it will be justified from every angle. It will even enter Christian circles and we pet it—even sin against nature. Just before Jesus’ return there will be TV programs like we have never experienced. TV will be filled with such horrible violence that it teaches people to murder and destroy each other, and it will be unsafe in our streets. People will copy what they see. TV will be just like the radio where we have many ‘stations,’ and it will be filled with violence. People will use it for entertainment. Sex scenes will also be shown on the screen, the most intimate things that take place in a marriage. It will happen, and you will see it. All we have had before will be broken down, and the most indecent things will pass before our eyes.
- “People from poor countries will stream to Europe. They will also come to Scandinavia and Norway. There will be so many of them that people will begin to dislike them and become hard with them. They will be treated like the Jews before the Second World War. Then the full measure of our sins will have been reached.”
The tears streamed from the old woman’s eyes down her cheeks. “I will not see it, but you will. Then suddenly, Jesus will come and the Third World War breaks out. It will be a short war. All that I have seen of war before is only child’s play compared to this one, and it will be ended with a nuclear atom bomb. The air will be so polluted that one cannot draw one’s breath. It will cover several continents, America, Japan, Australia and the wealthy nations. The water will be ruined. We can no longer till the soil. The result will be that only a remnant will remain. The remnant in the wealthy countries will try to flee to the poor countries, but they will be as hard on us as we were on them.
“I am so glad that I will not see it, but when the time draws near, you must take courage and tell this. I have received it from God, and nothing of it goes against what the Bible tells. The one who has his sin forgiven and has Jesus as Savior and Lord is safe.”
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Charities Required to Refer Child Refugees to Abortion Clinics
New laws set in motion by the Obama administration will require charitable organizations, including religious charities, to refer women to “emergency contraception” in the form of abortions. Starting June 24 of this year, nonprofits conducting international relief work would be required to comply with the rules or lose their status.
However, pro-life individuals say that referring refugees to abortion clinics is in violation of their beliefs. Sysan Yoshihara of pro-life group C-FAM said, “The Obama administration is getting ready to issue new rules requiring charities to provide abortions to child refugees entering the U.S. without their parents. Faith-based groups say this is a contravention of the rights of parents and a violation of the conscience rights of faith-based groups helping resettle the children.
“The rules require faith-based providers to make referrals for emergency contraception, partner with groups which provide abortion, or notify the federal government which would make arrangements for the abortion. If groups do not do so, they are not eligible for federal aid.”
The Obama administration reportedly claims that no Congressional review is required and that there is no issue with federalism or any impact on families in the new guidance.
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Online Florist Bans Words Like “Jesus Christ”
Customers ordering flowers online from Marks & Spencer, a popular high-end florist based in England, can use words such as Jihad, Buddha and Allah in messages. But other words such as Christ and Jesus Christ are banned, along with profanities and the word gay.
Customers who try to add a free message when they buy flowers cannot complete their order if they attempt to use one of the banned words. A pop-up message tells them: “Sorry, there’s something in your message we can’t write.”
The restrictions were exposed by The Sunday Times after a customer was prevented from buying an $80 bouquet for a funeral. Clergy wife Geraldine Stockford tried to attach a message to the flowers stating they were from a family in “Christ Church Teddington.” She was prevented from doing so and when she called to find out why, was told it must be a blocked word. The customer services operator did then agree to write the message for her as she wished it.
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Study: Homeschoolers Less Likely to Leave Faith
The recently-released findings from an in-depth study of nearly 10,000 young adults show that Millennials who were homeschooled are less likely to leave the faith than individuals who attended private or public schools. Using a sample of 18-to 38-year-olds who were churched while growing up, the Gen2 Survey collected data on Millennials’ educational backgrounds, worldviews and religious beliefs. The study found that individuals who were homeschooled, attended church regularly, and had good relationships with their parents were most likely to remain involved in the Christian faith.
“Having a strong relationship with the child’s mother and father, attending church as a child, and years homeschooled were all clearly positively associated with Millennials’ basic Christian orthodoxy, broader biblical beliefs, Christian behaviors (e.g., attending church, keeping sex in marriage, prayer, not using pornography), satisfaction in life, civic and community involvement, and having beliefs similar to one’s parents,” said the survey’s lead researcher, Dr. Brian Ray.
87% of study participants who were homeschooled said they have strong Christian beliefs. Conversely, Millennials who were enrolled in public schools or private Christian schools were more likely to walk away from the faith later in life.
Statistically, homeschooled young adults were six times as likely to be believers and seven times as likely to be stronger in their Christian beliefs as Millennials attending private schools. Educational experiences also influence lifestyle choices and beliefs, according to the Gen2 Survey. For example, approximately one-third of young adults who were raised in Christian homes and educated in public schools have engaged in co-habitating fornication, compared to 9% of homeschooled individuals.
Support of homosexual marriage was also lowest among homeschooled young adults, with 16% saying they support it. Nearly half of Millennials raised in Christian homes and educated in public schools supported homosexual marriage.
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Mormons Report Highest Church Attendance in U.S.
More residents of Utah go to church every week (51 percent) than any other state, according to a new Gallup poll. That statistic is “a direct result of Utah’s 59 percent Mormon population,” Gallup’s Frank Newport writes, “as Mormons have the highest religious service attendance of any major religious group in the U.S.”
The next most-frequent church attendees are in the South: Mississippi (47%), Alabama (46%), Louisiana (46%) and Arkansas (45%). In fact, 10 of the top 12 churchgoing states are in the South.
At the bottom of the list is Vermont, Gallup reports, “where 17 percent of residents say they attend religious services every week.” Just ahead of the Green Mountain State are New Hampshire (20%), Maine (20%), Massachusetts (22%), Washington (24%) and Oregon (24%). Half of the bottom 10 are in New England.