Signs in the Sun, Moon and Stars
“Yet even now,” declares the Lord, “Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning; 13- And rend your heart and not your garments. ”Now return to the Lord your God, For He is gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness And relenting of evil.” -Joel 2:12-13 (NASB)
What will the Great American Eclipse of 2017 mean to you personally? Party time? Just another astronomical event? Great terror of what may come – fear, worry, guilt, doubt? Or will it have some type Biblical significance relating to God’s signposts in the heavens? Do you think this a coincidence? Remember, with God there are no coincidences. He says in Luke 21:25, that we are to look for signs in the suns, moon and stars. Well, if there was ever a time to look at this in these terms it’s now.
The Warnings Have Already Come
August 21, 2017 begins the Season of Teshuvah (in Hebrew) which means repentance. It’s to be a time of reflection, Godly sorrow and sincere repentance before a Holy and Righteous God. God always warns before He brings judgment – Amos 3:7. And He has warned us through the teachings of Pastor Mark Biltz and Rabbi Jonathan Cahn. For they have been on many TV shows and even in the halls of Congress and the UN declaring that this world, this United States has to get right with Almighty God or destruction and judgment would come. Technology has allowed the warning voices of these two men (and there are others) to be heard across the planet.
Jonah was sent to Nineveh to warn then they had forty days to repent because of their wikedness or destruction would come – Jonah 3:4. Since they had already been through a plague, earthquake and a total solar eclipse a month before Jonah arrived they were ready and willing to amend their ways. But how about us, are we heeding this warning, this sign of Jonah -Matt 12:38-41 to be similar to what’s about to take place tomorrow? Remember, Lot, he was also given warning to get out of town before destruction came. And Noah, he was commanded to build an Ark and while doing so preached righteous (2 Pet 2:5) to the people of his time. How many heard and were saved? Just Noah and his family – 8 total! So are we in America or the rest of the world any different than these men and women of ancient times? I say NO!
What about the church right now? The folks that call themselves Christian. How many are reading their Bibles and knowing to heed the signs in the heavens? How many are sincerely watching for the Lord’s return? Or how many are scoffers and mockers that make fun of people like me who write and/or speak on these things? Let me tell you, there are many, many Christian doubters that think all this nonsense. So be it then, they will know the truth one day and for them it may be too late.
Forty Days for America?
So does this eclipse passing only over America mean that we have forty days to repent as a nation or destruction will come? It’s very, very possible considering the immoral cesspool of sin this nation wallows in. Like a pig in dirty, stinky, putrid mud, America is drenched in unrepentant sin. And it’s very evident in the mass confusion, turmoil and unrest in our national government these days. It’s another flag waver that something is dreadfully wrong with America. But can YOU see this? Forty days from Aug 21 brings us to the Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur on God’s calendar -Sept 29-30.
Consider historically that on Aug 21, 1914, a total solar eclipse occurred over Europe, Turkey. World War I began and the Otterman Empire was destroyed. Or the one that occurred over the US on June 8, 1918 and the Spanish Flu pandemic that killed 675,000 in America and 50-100 million worldwide. How about the solar eclipse that passed over the center of Korea on May 9, 1948 just before the Korean war broke out. Finally and for the purpose of this discussion about the sign given to Jonah – the TSE over Nineveh before Johan arrived on June 15, 763BC. However, as the Bible tells us Nineveh repented from the king down and the Lord relented of His judgment/destruction for them. C’mon friends, we need to take these things serious and reflect on history.
This is one of God’s feasts and marks a time of fasting, prayer and inner reflection leading to repentance. So how will all of this information and the signs in the heavens impact you? What will you do? What will you think? Will it be just another day of the week or will this hugely significant event afflict your soul and make you return to God? It’s time to think on these things seriously.
Are you saved? Are you right with God. Have you repented of your sins? Now’s the time.
“It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.” -Psa 89:37 (KJV)
-BPWatcher, Internet Preacher and Bible Prophecy Watchman
“Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?” -2 Peter 3:11-12
ALMIGHTY GOD, HE IS KING and HE IS LORD!