As I look back on 2021, once again I have a testament of praise for the faithfulness of God throughout the year. Not because my circumstances have been altogether peaceful, there have been many challenges, and heartache in the loss of my beloved Mom in August.
It has also been challenging for me to watch world events unfold, and to become more aware of how quickly Bible prophecy about the end times and the second coming of Jesus is unfolding,
As we move into 2022, I have a sense of urgency to tell everyone Jesus is coming soon.
I also wonder just when God will take His spirit out of the world, which would be a world I wouldn't want to be in for a single moment.
Do you have eyes and Biblical knowledge to help you see what is happening in the world; how many governments are moving toward socialism, communism and totalitarianism. How the COVID pandemic is being used to do away with individual risks and freedoms, changing societies and cultures, because of fear, and what seems to be an unquenchable obsession for power and control. And, it also seems to me that we are on a fast track toward a worldwide spirit of "anti-Christ."
I was very sad to hear from a couple that we support in ministry soon to relocate to Ednburgh, Scotland, that Scotland is now considered a "post-Christian country." As I consider all that is going on throughout the world, it doesn't take a prophet or a genius to see that this is a trend that is fast taking hold around the globe. There's a wildfire of human secularism that's threatening our lives as believers and followers of Christ.
I am not a prophet, I cannot see into the future or provide forecasts and predictions, but I have a strong sense that 2022 is going to be quite a year. What about you? Where do you believe we are in the unfolding of a "new world order?" There is a World Health Organization, a world banking system, and I wonder how long it will be before a world government becomes a reality. I'm not a pessimist (I've read the last pages in Revelation) and I know much of what God promises us, His people, but, I believe the end of our age/world is approaching more quickly than we may think, and I want to not only be faithful, but courageous, brave and true to God's truth no matter the risks, the challenges and the circumstances we may face.
Could 2022 be the year we see major changes in our Country and our world? Are you prepared and equipped to stand on the truth and promises of God in the midst of all that is changing?
As you look ahead into 2022, how's your faith in a faithful God? Where do you stand on things? Are you focused on filling 2022 with Jesus?
"Filling 2022 with Jesus" is my focus for the year, and I will SHOUT and rejoice that I am His, and I know what side of things I am on - His side!
This is the acronym I will use this year . . .
H=Hear Him speak through His Word and those who also hear Him speak
O=Obey Him (be who He wants me to be and do what He wants me to do)
U=Understand His plan for my life more definitively
T=Trust Him and Him alone
If you would like to know more about the end of days, I encourage you to do a Daniel and Revelation Bible Study - - Beth Moore's are my favorite, but there's a plethora of
studies available. I hope you will take advantage of the resources available, and that your faith will increase this year, as you connect with and go deeper with God, dig into His Word and connect with others who are faithful and true to our beloved Father, Son and Holy Spirit. And, remember, there's hope - just read the last pages in Revelations.
With Faith, Hope and Love for 2022,
Angie "a mom like you"
"The end of the world is coming soon. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay, God has given each of you a gift from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. . . then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. All glory and power to Him forever and ever! Amen." 1 Peter 4:7-11