Great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. Luke 21:11. {Mar 210.1}

As we near the close of time, there will be greater and still greater external parade of heathen power; heathen deities will manifest their signal power, and will exhibit themselves before the cities of the world; and this delineation has already begun to be fulfilled.

The Saviour’s prophecy concerning the visitation of judgments upon Jerusalem is to have another fulfillment, of which that terrible desolation was but a faint shadow. In the fate of the chosen city we may behold the doom of a world that has rejected God’s mercy and trampled upon His law.

Signs and wonders appeared, foreboding disaster and doom. In the midst of the night an unnatural light shone over the temple and the altar. Upon the clouds at sunset were pictured chariots and men of war gathering for battle.

Last Friday morning [August 24, 1906], just before I awoke, a very impressive scene was presented before me. I seemed to awake from sleep but was not in my home. From the windows I could behold a terrible conflagration. Great balls of fire were falling upon houses, and from these balls fiery arrows were flying in every direction. It was impossible to check the fires that were kindled, and many places were being destroyed. The terror of the people was indescribable.

Fearful sights of a supernatural character will soon be revealed in the heavens, in token of the power of miracle-working demons. The spirits of devils will go forth to the kings of the earth and to the whole world, to fasten them in deception, and urge them on to unite with Satan in his last struggle against the government of heaven. By these agencies, rulers and subjects will be alike deceived. Persons will arise pretending to be Christ Himself, and claiming the title and worship which belong to the world’s Redeemer. They will perform wonderful miracles of healing and will profess to have revelations from heaven contradicting the testimony of the Scriptures.

Maranatha p. 210

Prayer Requests

—–Please pray for the following evangelism events that are taking place in the near future. Diane
Morganton, NC (Mar 27 – Apr 10) Rick Mercer—Honolulu, HI (Apr 10 – May 9)Revelation of Hope Bible Prophecy Seminar with Taj Pacleb and Team—Loma Linda University Church Prayer Conference,April 17-18, 2015. Dennis Smith is our speaker.—SEEDS Conference for Pastors and Elders at Indian Creek Camp sponsored by Kentucky Tennessee Conference (April 17 – 19)— Grants Pass, OR (Mar 1 – Apr 11) Christian Martin—Keizer, OR (Mar 28 – Apr 4) Alejandro Delgado
Central Point, OR (Mar 13 – Apr 4) Pastor John Rengifo will be the speaker—Beit Shalom Balevav, OR (Mar 21 – Apr 4) Alexander Bolotnikov—Keizer, OR (Mar 28 – Apr 4) Alejandro Delgado
—Kelso-Longview, OR (Mar 28 – Apr 11) Benjamin Tello—Healing Hope, OR (Mar 28 – Apr 25) Lyle Albrecht—Idaho Falls, ID (Mar – Apr) Jason Morgan—Gateway, OR (Mar – Apr) Nick Jones
—Independence, OR (Apr) Benjamin Tello—South Tacoma, WA (Apr)—Mount Vernon, WA (Apr)— Seattle, WA (Apr)—Port Angeles, WA (Apr)—Willapa Harbor, WA (Apr)—Edmonton, Alberta (April-May, 2015) It Is Written—Oasis, OR (Apr 2 – 26) Rick New—Beaverton, OR (Apr 10 – May 10)—Shady Point, OR (Apr 17 – May 9) John Rengifo

Dear Friends,

I enjoy going to concerts. Each member of the orchestra does their part to make the music blend into a beautiful whole. How ugly each part would sound if all we heard was that individual part. The music would be ruined. Just so, each of Christ’s followers has a part to play within the body of Christ. If there were one part, there would be no harmony, but as we allow the Holy Spirit to direct us in all things, we become part of the beautiful whole. Paul puts it this way, “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant. Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led. Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will. For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. For the body is not one member, but many. If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body? And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body? If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling? But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him. And if they were all one member, where were the body? But now are they many members, yet but one body. And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you. Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary: And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness. For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked: That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another. And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honored, all the members rejoice with it. Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.” “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ: That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.” 1 Cor 12:1-27; Eph 4:11-16

May we be so close to Jesus that we may be used by Him as He wills. May we remember Jude’s warning to, “earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.” Jude 3, 4 May we be in unity with our brethren without compromising the great truths found in God’s Holy Word is my prayer.


Sights of a Supernatural Character
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