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Black Eyed Children

We are told in the Bible, that it would like the days of Noah when Jesus returns.  One of the main factors that differentiated the Days of Noah from any other is the existence of the Nephilim and in my opinion, they are here and these hybrids do exist!  Does it matter how they are created?  We can argue about whether the fallen angels are having sex or whether they or using artificial means to inseminate,  it doesn’t matter.

I understand that some of you will listen to this and claim that there are no modern Nephilim, but I believe that these sightings are a test of sorts, this just may very well be the precursor of an undetected army that will soon manifest openly on the earth….


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Salem Witch Trials

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Were the Salem Witch Trials biblical?

A very dark period in the history of the United States, the Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft in the counties of Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex, Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693. Hundreds of people were arrested, imprisoned and tried for the crime of witchcraft and nineteen of them were hanged. One was crushed under heavy stones and at least five more died in prison. Numerous social, religious, psychological, and political reasons have been put forth as contributing factors to the bizarre events, but one thing is certain: the Salem Witch Trials were not biblical from a number of perspectives.

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Self – Mastery

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Titus 2:12

12) teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age,

Self-mastery is self-government, self-control. A person who has self-mastery is a disciplined person, one who has his life in order. The first thing that a person has to accomplish when he begins to rid his life of evil is to get his own life in harness. Because, if we cannot control ourselves, we are sunk! The rest of the growth process will not follow. It all begins with mastering number one.

The thought in Ephesians 4 is that every part of the body has to contribute to the unity of the whole. How does one contribute to the church’s unity? By making sure that one is growing, by letting grace teach us, by consciously responding to it.

Self-mastery can be even more strictly defined as “sober,” which is how it is translated in the King James and New King James versions. This is a direct translation of the Greek word. In addition, it could also be translated as “sane”! Does this not indicate that before grace comes into our lives, we are all somewhat insane? Indeed, it does! Grace teaches us how to be sane—sound-minded! This is a looser translation, but it still fits.

This word also appears in Greek literature as “discreet,” “self-discipline,” “to behave in an orderly manner,” “to be prudent,” and “to be moderate,” depending on the context.

We find it in the Bible in such places as Romans 12:3Titus 2:6; and I Peter 4:7. It always suggests a person who is even-handed and has his passions under control, one who makes proper use of his drives and desires. This implication connects perfectly with the Christian work of getting rid of worldly passions. This word describes a person in whom there are no extremes in his or her manner of life. In the religious or spiritual sense, it means one who is making steady progress in growing into the balance of Jesus Christ. Someone who is not doing these things will be divisive because he is serving himself.