Lying Wonders of the Endtime Part 4
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Authored By  :
Bill Kochman

Published On :
May 24, 1997

Last Updated :
January 3, 2009

Spiritual Vacuums, Mechanism Of Healing, Jesus The Light Of
The World, Jesus A Reflector Of God's Power, Will And Light,
Promise Of Greater Works, Signs And Wonders By The Apostles,
Purpose Of Miracles, Worldwide Prayers And Meditations, The
Danger Of Occult Practices, Warnings Against Necromancy, USA
Teen Killers, Ultimate Objective - Power And Control, Agenda
Of Darkness, Zionist Plot, Satan's Offer, World Is Polarized

As I concluded in part three, in order for Jesus to perform
miracles in any given town, it was necessary for the people
to create a sort of spiritual vacuum through their actions
of faith. Upon doing this, the creative, curative Spiritual
Energy which was stored in Jesus' body was released, thus
resulting in the miracles that He performed. That there was
indeed some intangible element leaving Jesus' body during
the performance of these miracles, is confirmed for us by
the following verses:

"And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had
gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said,
Who touched my clothes?" (Mark 5:30)

"And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went
virtue out of him, and healed them all." (Luke 6:19)

"And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive
that virtue is gone out of me." (Luke 8:46)

Thus, we see a clear correlation between the manifestation
of miracles, signs and wonders, and the people's willingness
to believe, and to manifest their belief through actions of
faith. As it also becomes evident through the Scriptures I
shared in part three, where there was little faith, there
were also fewer miracles. Through the above verses, I have
also demonstrated that a flow of Spiritual Energy emanated
from Jesus' body each time that He did these miracles. At
the time that I wrote the original version of this series
several years ago, a very inspiring picture formed in my
mind. With this brief picture I was also reminded of some
verses, which I will share with you shortly.

In this short flash of revelation, which lasted but a second
or so, I pictured a figure, which I understood to represent
the Lord, standing upon the Earth with His arms outstretched
as He is commonly depicted in many movies and paintings. As
I watched, a beam of white light came down from above, which
I understood to represent the Power and Spirit of God. When
this beam reached the Lord, I suddenly understood that He
was simply acting as a prism in order to reflect the Light
of God the Father. He wasn't the actual Source of the Light,
but only a Reflector of the same. The reason I know this, is
because after passing through His body, the Light was split
into many different colors, just as there are many different
manifestations of the Power and Spirit of God, yet all are
derived from the very same Source. Please refer to chapter
twelve of Paul's first Epistle to the Corinthians for a more
thorough explanation of the Gifts of the Spirit, as well as
to my article 'Are The Gifts Of The Spirit For Today?'.

While this was a very quick simple revelation, nevertheless,
it was very fitting for what the Lord was trying to show me.
Right after seeing this in my mind, I looked up the verses
which I knew would confirm what I had just seen. To begin
with, we all know from different verses found throughout the
Bible, that Jesus represents the Light of the world. Here
are some examples for your consideration:

"Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who
stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:"
Psalms 104:2, KJV

"The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light:
they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon
them hath the light shined." Isaiah 9:2, KJV

"And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy
One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and
his briers in one day;" Isaiah 10:17, KJV

"In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the
light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it
not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. The
same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that
all men through him might believe. He was not that Light,
but was sent to bear witness of that Light. That was the
true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the
world." John 1:4-9, KJV

"Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of
the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness,
but shall have the light of life." John 8:12, KJV

"As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world."
John 9:5, KJV

"Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light
with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come
upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not
whither he goeth...I am come a light into the world, that
whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness."
John 12:35, 46, KJV

"The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for
brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the LORD
shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy
glory. Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon
withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting
light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended."
Isaiah 60:19-20, KJV

Furthermore, it is important to note that Jesus never once
claimed that He was the actual Source of the Light. The Lord
always glorified His Father, and stated that He was simply a
reflection of His Father's Power, Will and Light. This point
is made perfectly clear for us through the following verses:

"But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I
work." (John 5:17)

"Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I
say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he
seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these
also doeth the Son likewise. For the Father loveth the Son,
and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will
shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel. For
as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even
so the Son quickeneth whom he will." (John 5:19-21)

"I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and
my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but
the will of the Father which hath sent me." (John 5:30)

"But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works
which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works
that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent
me." (John 5:36)

"And I know that his commandment is life everlasting:
whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto
me, so I speak." (John 12:50)

"Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it
sufficeth us. Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time
with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that
hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then,
Shew us the Father? Believest thou not that I am in the
Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto
you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in
me, he doeth the works. " (John 14:8-10)

Clearly then, these verses demonstrate that Jesus recognized
that He reflected those things which He had both seen, and
learned, from His Father. He openly admitted that it was His
Father who had given Him the Power to say and to do them. It
was the Power of His Father working through Him, just as we
saw in the example of the prism. This is why the Lord never
wanted to take the credit for anything. In short, Jesus was
only a Vessel of His Father, and it was actually His Father
who was performing the mighty signs and wonders through Him,
just as we see the Apostles saying in this verse:

"Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a
man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and
signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye
yourselves also know:" (Acts 2:22)

Prior to His Crucifixion and subsequent Resurrection, Jesus
provided some indications that His Disciples would follow in
His footsteps, and perform even greater miracles than He
Himself. In fact, there are certain verses which show that
He specifically delegated this Authority and Power to them:

"Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth
shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on
earth shall be loosed in heaven. Again I say unto you, That
if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing
that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father
which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered
together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."
(Matthew 18:18-20)

"Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me,
the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than
these shall he do; because I go unto my Father."
(John 14:12)

"And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name
shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new
tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any
deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands
on the sick, and they shall recover." (Mark 16:17-18)

Just as Jesus had promised, the Scriptures make clear that
once He ascended to His Father, His Disciples did indeed
receive the same Power and Heavenly Anointing which He had
possessed during His Earthly life. Mere fishermen and tax
collectors were transformed into conductors, prisms, or
reflectors for the awesome, creative, curative Power which
descended from above. Consider the case of Peter in Acts
chapter five:

"And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes
both of men and women.) Insomuch that they brought forth the
sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches,
that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might
overshadow some of them. There came also a multitude out of
the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks,
and them which were vexed with unclean spirits: and they
were healed every one." (Acts 5:14-16)

The Apostle Paul, even though he was not included amongst
the Original Twelve, likewise manifested the Divine Power
and Anointing of the Most High. Consider the example found
in Acts chapter twenty, where Paul apparently raises a man
from the dead:

"And there sat in a window a certain young man named
Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was
long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from
the third loft, and was taken up dead. And Paul went down,
and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not
yourselves; for his life is in him. When he therefore was
come up again, and had broken bread, and eaten, and talked a
long while, even till break of day, so he departed. And they
brought the young man alive, and were not a little
comforted." (Acts 20:9-12)

On another occasion, after his arrest, while Paul was en
route to Rome in order to stand trial, he was bitten by a
poisonous snake while they were shipwrecked on the island of
Melita, now known as Malta. While the natives of the island
waited for Paul to fall over and die due to the deadly bite,
they were truly shocked when the following occurred:

"And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid
them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and
fastened on his hand. And when the barbarians saw the
venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves,
No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath
escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live. And he
shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm. Howbeit
they looked when he should have swollen, or fallen down dead
suddenly: but after they had looked a great while, and saw
no harm come to him, they changed their minds, and said that
he was a god." (Acts 28:3-6)

These are not the only examples found in the New Testament.
Following are additional verses found in the Book of Acts
which clearly demonstrate the miracles, signs and wonders
which God performed through the hands of the First Century

"And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs
were done by the apostles." (Acts 2:43)

"And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and
wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with
one accord in Solomon's porch." (Acts 5:12)

"And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and
miracles among the people." (Acts 6:8)

"Long time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord,
which gave testimony unto the word of his grace, and granted
signs and wonders to be done by their hands." (Acts 14:3)

"Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to
Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God
had wrought among the Gentiles by them." (Acts 15:12)

"And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul: So
that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs
or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil
spirits went out of them." Acts 19:11,12, KJV

Thus, it is obvious, that whatever the mechanism, whatever
the principle the Lord used to allow these men to do these
things, it was still in existence after Jesus' Ascension
into Heaven. From the verses we have looked at thus far, we
can conclude that just as a lack of faith will drive away or
block the Spirit and Power of God from performing, as in the
case of the unbelieving Jews, an expression of faith by one
or more people will in like manner draw God's Spirit through
the chosen channel or vessel; thus resulting in marvelous
things happening; which will not only glorify God, but which
will also bring new sheep into His Pastures. Let us not
forget that this is the primary reason for such events; to
bring forth good fruit for the Kingdom of Heaven, through
the manifestation of God's awesome Power.

Now, allow me to pose a question to you. What if we were to
take these same principles of faith, and apply them to our
modern world; not just to one person, but rather to a whole
group of people or even to the entire world? In recent years
we have seen just such events occurring. There have been a
number of nationwide, and even worldwide, prayer chains, or
meditations, organized on a specific date, and at a specific
time, in order to achieve some specific result. We have seen
such endeavors organized by various religious organizations
of various faiths, by New Age groups, by environmentalist
groups, etc. The idea behind such events is that the psychic
energy generated by these meditations, will result in good
things happening to the people involved, or even to the
Earth as a whole.

While on the surface, some of these events may appear to be
good, that is exactly where the potential danger lies. When
these events are conducted by God-fearing, Christ-believing
people, we can hope that the spiritual vacuum created by
them will result in fruit which is good and positive. We
must remember that when these psychic or spiritual vacuums
are created, it is just like the baby or the lightning bolt
we discussed earlier. Something must come in to fill it.
Whenever one begins to dabble in the things of the Spirit,
whether it be through personal prayer, or through some form
of meditation, he is subject to being influenced by forces
which dwell on both ends of the spiritual spectrum; and
unless he is protected by the Spirit of God, this can be
very dangerous!

While I don't particularly like to dwell on the powers of
darkness, it is a known fact that those who delve into the
occult practices, such as the satanists, are well aware of
this principle. It is for this very reason that, according
to the sources I have studied, they utilize pentagrams and
special key words or formulae, while performing their evil
incantations. Supposedly, the pentagram and words are used
to protect themselves from the spirits they are conjuring up
through their various techniques. In truth, the thought of
doing such things makes me shudder, as they are clearly in
violation of God's Holy Laws. Consider some of the verses
found in the Bible, which deal with necromancy, or talking
to the dead, and other related practices:

"Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek
after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your
God." (Leviticus 19:31)

"And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar
spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I
will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him
off from among his people." (Leviticus 20:6)

"There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his
son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth
divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a
witch, Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits,
or a wizard, or a necromancer." (Deuteronomy 18:10-11)

"And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the
valley of the son of Hinnom: also he observed times, and
used enchantments, and used witchcraft, and dealt with a
familiar spirit, and with wizards: he wrought much evil in
the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger."
(2 Chronicles 33:6)

"And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed
times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar
spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight
of the LORD, to provoke him to anger." (2 Kings 21:6)

"Moreover the workers with familiar spirits, and the
wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the
abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in
Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the
words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah
the priest found in the house of the LORD."
(2 Kings 23:24)

"And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have
familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that
mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the
living to the dead?" (Isaiah 8:19)

"And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof;
and I will destroy the counsel thereof: and they shall seek
to the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have
familiar spirits, and to the wizards." (Isaiah 19:3)

"But these two things shall come to thee in a moment in one
day, the loss of children, and widowhood: they shall come
upon thee in their perfection for the multitude of thy
sorceries, and for the great abundance of thine
enchantments...Stand now with thine enchantments, and with
the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured
from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so
be thou mayest prevail. Thou art wearied in the multitude of
thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the
monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these
things that shall come upon thee." (Isaiah 47:9, 12-13)

"Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these;
Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath,
strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness,
revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before,
as I have also told you in time past, that they which do
such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God."
(Galatians 5:19-21)

"Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their
sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts."
(Revelation 9:21)

"And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in
thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall
be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the
great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all
nations deceived." (Revelation 18:23)

The fact that so many people today are interested in such
darkness, and in such evilness, is startling proof of how
perverse the world has become. Concerning these people, who
in their own foolish ignorance, take such things so lightly,
and become involved with ouija boards, dungeons and dragons
games, astral travel, out-of-body experiences, also known as
OOBE's, eastern meditation, kabalism, and other dangerous
occultic practices, what kind of spiritual protection do
they have, if any, against these evil forces of darkness? If
they are not even saved Christians, which obviously, many of
them are not, then the outcome can indeed be very dire. It
could even result in outright demonic possession, which, sad
to say, in our modern day, has been cleverly disguised under
a plethora of modern scientific terms.

Other New Age practices which are also on the rise include
the use of tarot cards and crystal balls, performing blood
sacrifices, which some people claim was the real reason for
the Charles Manson cult-related murders several decades ago,
doing rituals and encantations in places of natural beauty
such as the Wiccans do, palm readings, seances, psychic
readings over the telephone, reading daily horoscopes, etc.
Some of these things are even being advertised and promoted
as the 'in thing' to do in movies and videos! One shocking
example was a popular, so-called children's movie which came
out a number of years ago. Many people in the United States
grew up reading 'Caspar The Friendly Ghost' comic books. In
the movie version of the same, one encounters a necromancer
and his daughter, who meet the famous ghost, along with
three other malevolent demons. Of course, Hollywood presents
the film as a simply fun-filled, innocent children's movie;
however, closer observation reveals the main character using
a pentagram and other objects used in satanic practices, and
talking to the dead; not to mentin scenes of violence and
foul language.

From the movies themselves, to much of the other crap which
is associated with New Age thought, the occult, etc., most
of it originates in trendy California, U.S.A.! Our children
are slowly being poisoned in every sphere of their lives,
right in the United States of America; the country which
hypocritically boasts of her Christianity by putting 'In God
We Trust' on their money and singing 'God Bless America'!
Not only is this happening in America; it is happening all
around the world as American television programs, movies and
propaganda are exported all around the globe! America once
shared Christ with the world; now she shares her violence
and her New Age sorceries! God will surely bless America
alright, but it will be with the fiery wrath of His loving
chastisements, because that is what she truly needs to
straighten her out! The Lord blessed her and raised her up
so that she might carry the Gospel of Salvation into all the
world; but she has turned her Christian heritage into an
abomination and is as a dog which has returned to its vomit.
Consider the following verses:

"And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the
fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered,
ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination."
(Jeremiah 2:7)

"As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his
folly." (Proverbs 26:11)

"But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb,
The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that
was washed to her wallowing in the mire." (2 Peter 2:22)

Some of you might be asking yourselves what prompts these
people to even want to become involved with these demons of
darkness. If one studies the works of Aleister Crowley, Dee,
and other satanists, the answer becomes very clear. It is a
desire to obtain power and control over the lives of others;
and this begins by attempting to control the demonic forces
which are said to grant such power. A clear example of this
sick mentality, are the high school shootings and killings
which have occurred in the United States of America. It has
been reported by the mass media, that some of the killers
were involved in the occult. If one truly wants to feel as
if he possesses power over the lives of others, what more
convincing way could there be than to be able to decide if a
person lives or dies; and according to what I have read,
some of the teen killers had a morbid fascination for death.
Tragically, it has been reported that some of the student
victims in these senseless killings, were targetted simply
because they were Christians, and for no other reason.

Through their foolish alliance with such negative spiritual
entities, which some of us believe may possibly manifest
themselves in the form of so-called 'aliens' and UFOs, the
more serious practitioners of the ancient crafts are said to
have as their ultimate goal, the enslavement of the entire
world under one final Kingdom of Darkness, with their Prince
of Darkness sitting as the King of the World. While I do not
fully understand the connections between such practices as
satanism, kabalism, illuminism, talmudism, zionism, masonry,
and the various shadow organizations and brotherhoods which
are said to be associated with them, one thing which I can
say, is that all of them are in opposition to our Heavenly
Father, and are striving for a world ruled by the Prince of
the Power of the Air, as mentioned by the Apostle Paul in
his Epistle to the Ephesians:

"Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of
this world, according to the prince of the power of the air,
the spirit that now worketh in the children of
disobedience:" Ephesians 2:2, KJV

Exactly how all of the aforementioned things fit into the
Biblical prophecies concerning the Beast, the False Prophet
and the Antichrist, is also something which I cannot fully
explain at this current time. It is for this reason that,
rather than spend a lot of my time discussing the various
individuals, government organizations, secret brotherhoods,
etc., which many conspiracy-related websites claim are
involved in these things, I prefer to point my readers to
what is contained in the more sure Word of God. As I tell my
readers quite often, the World Wide Web, and even the mass
media, is not a very reliable source for accurate, truthful
information. As such, it should be read with a great deal of
Spiritual Discernment. From reading the Bible, one thing
which becomes clear, is that Satan's offer to bow down and
worship him in exchange for the control of the world still
stands today; and there are indeed those people who have
answered his call. You will find my most thorough expose on
these people in the in-depth series 'The International Jew
And The Protocols Of Zion'. As that demon of darkness said
to Jesus:

"...All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall
down and worship me." (Matthew 4:8b-9)

While Jesus was wise enough to reject the Evil One's subtle
offer, the foolish humans I discuss in the aforementioned
series have not; and soon, they will pay the full price for
their stubborn rebellion, unless they repent. As the Apostle
Paul wrote in his Epistle to the Romans:

"Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to
obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin
unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?"
(Romans 6:16)

If they wish to serve the Prince of Darkness, then they must
also be willing to answer for their actions. While they may
think that they are in charge, it is really Satan who has
them in bondage. Each day this division grows clearer, as
more people choose sides, and the world becomes polarized in
its stand either for or against God. As I mentioned earlier
in this series, while it may temporarily appear as if the
Children of Darkness have won and have overcome the Children
of Light, this will only be God's way of allowing them to
fill their cup of iniquity, so that everyone will know that
His righteous judgments are justified when they begin to
fall; and have not some of them begun to fall already?

In part five of this series, we will continue our discussion
by taking a look at such topics as our spiritually sick
world and deadly viruses, boastful deceivers of the Endtime,
the depth of human evil, the blasphemous tongues of the
Antichrist and the Beast, the fiery destruction of the
wicked, the Battle Of Armageddon, the nature of God's true
Kingdom, American apostasy and the Babylon issue, question
the source of the miracles, Satan's vehicles, and the
skepticism of the Jews. I trust that you will join me.

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