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New DVD by Jan Markell

John Lennon "imagined" a coming one-world system. He had no idea this was an appeal for Antichrist's kingdom. How is that manifesting today? Who are the major players and organizations throughout history who have promoted this? How do men like George Soros fit into this plan? This is not silly conspiracy talk. Dark forces today wish to insert their kingdom on earth to stop God's coming Kingdom. The schemers of this plan think it will bring about world harmony. They cannot see it will be an Orwellian nightmare that is forming even now.

Find this DVD here for $14 + S/H or call us M - F CST at 763-559-4444.

New book by Dr. David Reagan

The Bible teaches that before God pours our His wrath on a nation He has blessed, He always warns by first calling the nation to repentance through prophetic voices and remedial judgments. This book shows how God has been speaking to America for decades through a variety of voices. Some of those voices David Reagan features include Jan Markell, Bill Koenig, Erwin Lutzer, David Jeremiah, Franklin Graham, Robert Jeffress and more. Since America is ignoring most of the voices who are warning, is there hope for America? This 287-page book provides a sobering answer.

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The Blessed Hope or the Blasted Hope?
The Attack on Bible Prophecy

By Jan Markell

September 21, 2017

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Even folks who generally don't notice our times are paying attention right now. The birth pangs are intensifying with tragic consequences and loss of life. The earth is reeling. 

A parade of potentates has addressed the United Nations this week trying to manage earth's problems. The head of the European Union wants to have a single E.U. leader so that body can "make the world great again."
Russia is on the move. North Korea is making astounding threats. Iran's intentions are a menace to the entire globe. Israel is striking in Syria. 

The area around Yellowstone is rumbling. Days of Noah behavior is stunning with the aberrant actions being celebrated. There is a seduction in the storm resulting in end-time deception running amok and false teachings and teachers being glorified. Sound doctrine is scarce.

Life as we know it has changed. We are not in Kansas anymore.  All of this, and more to come, was predicted for a last generation.
Anyone who follows this ministry -- its radio program, website, conference activity, and more -- knows that I have a specific burden. Churches have dropped the greatest news there is today -- the King is coming. And there is a crown for all of those who long for His appearing (II Timothy 4:8). 

This past summer I put all of these thoughts into a new DVD: "How the Blessed Hope Became the Blasted Hope: The Attack on Bible Prophecy."  It grieves me that the topic is marginalized and mocked but even that fulfills Scripture (II Peter 3:3).

Who is responsible for this? Consider these issues which represent just a portion of the one-hour presentation:
  • Who are the date-setters and what kind of damage have they done?
  • Why are such vindictive terms used like "last days madness" and "end-time hysteria"?   We are talking about one-third of the Bible not about a few minor verses. Jesus chastised the religious leaders of His day for not knowing the signs of the times.
  • Does Hank Hanegraaff, the "Bible Answer Man", really have solid answers? Hear him tell his millions of listeners that there is no Rapture in the Bible and that there is only one covenant people -- Christians. (video clip)
  • Hear Joel Richardson tell pastors that if they are not teaching their flock to anticipate the Antichrist, they are doing them a terrible disservice. (video clip)

How the Blessed Hope Became the Blasted Hope: The Attack on Bible Prophecy - 60 minute DVD by Jan Markell
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  • Hear Lynne Hybels state that the Church must rally around the Palestinians because the "Israeli occupation" has so devastated them -- and particularly Palestinian Christians. (video clip)
  • Learn how the minds of young Millennials are being manipulated -- and not in a good way -- at various conferences including the yearly "Justice Conference."  Their agenda would never include speakers who were pro-prophecy or pro-Israel.
  • Learn how Israel pleaded with Mart Green of the Hobby Lobby family to not fund a film that would turn people from eschatology and Israel support.
  • Hear a prominent apologist call prophecy lovers "speculators who obsess about end-times even though their predictions constantly fail. " He adds, "This does not extinguish their anticipation."
  • Hear the quotes of religious Left spokesmen Brian McLaren and Jim Wallis who distort the truth on this topic. (video clip)
  • Learn how Wheaton College's Gary Burge is distorting the truths that help us understand the last days, not just to his students, but around the world.
  • Learn about the decline in the teaching of Dispensationalism which teaches a literal gospel and last days agenda. At the same time, learn of the prominence of Amillenialism and the rise of Kingdom Now/Dominionism, Replacement Theology, and Preterism.
  • Hear one Dispensational scholar state, "The next generation of ministry leaders, at best, sees no value in studying future prophecy, and at worst, views it with disfavor and something to be avoided entirely." He concludes that the days are gone when to be an evangelical Christian was synonymous with being pro-prophecy and pro-Israel. Get an overview of how this happened.
At a time in history when headlines are at best maddening and bleak, the very theology that makes sense of them is declining. In its place people are told we are now in the Millennium and the Church can make the world perfect.
E-mails and letters pour into this office from people who are without a home church. Or they are visiting church after church trying to find one that can minister to their souls and spirits in these disturbing last days.

Dark headlines make sense when they fit hand-in-glove with eschatology or Bible prophecy. What a disservice to a flock to withhold this information or have it contorted into theologies and belief systems that don't equip the flock to endure our times. 
If you feel alone, you are really not alone. We are indeed a remnant, sadly.  Last year 6,000 of you turned up to my annual conference, in part to be with like-minded believers. (See upper side bar for details on 2017 event.)

Always remember that the King is still coming, stage-setting signs are escalating, a trumpet is about to sound, the Church will vanish, and the hoof beats of the Four Horsemen will be heard in the distance. Things are not falling apart. They are falling into place.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.   Therefore comfort one another with these words. (I Thess. 4:16-18).
Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me. . .    (Revelation 22:12)

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