July 21, 2015
July 21st, 2015
Dear Brethren and Co-Workers with Christ,
It’s happening! It’s happening right now before our very eyes. Most people do not even have a clue. But many of you subscribers to Tomorrow’s World do understand. For all around us, we see the “signs” that the end of this lawless age of mankind is very near.
In Jesus’ day, He reproached the religious leaders of His time for their ignorance of the “signs” all around them. They understood the signs of the weather, but not the meaning of the prophetic happenings all around them. So the real Jesus Christ of the Bible reprimanded these religious leaders with these words: “Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times” (Matthew 16:1-3).
My friends, all around us we see the prophetic events unfolding which I have been preaching and writing about for about 63 years. America and the British-descended peoples are losing our national power and prestige. This will soon greatly affect your very life! Ethnic wars and violence are on a powerful upswing. And we now have the power to erase human life from this planet (Matthew 24:22). A very real Satan the Devil is becoming very active. Increasingly, Satan is stirring up the leaders of the media, the so-called “educators” and many of our business and political leaders to think and act as if there is no “real” God.
So what do they do? They come out with more and more vile depictions of religion as totally “stupid.” They increasingly “make fun” of nearly every form of professing “Christianity.” And to top it off, these media moguls, politicians, judges and even professing “Christian” ministers are validating the idea that men can now “marry” other men! This Satanic influence has now gone so far that millions of confused people in our Western society are beginning to think that Almighty God apparently made a “mistake” when He created us male and female. It must have been a “mistake” for Jesus Christ to say: “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate” (Matthew 19:3-6).
Please wake up, my friends! Satan the Devil is real. He is a liar and a murderer. Jesus Christ told some of the religious leaders: “You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it” (John 8:44). Yes. Satan is a murderer. All human beings are made in the “image” of God. And the ultimate calling of all true Christians is to replace Satan and his demons—who now rule this human society (2 Corinthians 4:4; John 14:30). Yet, as you co-workers probably know, our Christian calling is not to “fly off to heaven” with nothing to do! Rather, we who overcome ourselves, this world and Satan the Devil are called by Almighty God to join the returning Jesus Christ in ruling and bringing real peace to this world. The inspired “song of the saints” in Revelation tells us: “You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open its seals; for You were slain, and have redeemed us to God by Your blood out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, and have made us kings and priests to our God; and we shall reign on the earth” (Revelation 5:9-10).
Our God-ordained calling is awesome! For, in the resurrection, we “overcomers” really become full sons of God! We will then replace Satan and his demons as we assist Christ in ruling this entire planet. But, even the thought of this makes Satan furious! So Satan is trying in many different ways to destroy the human race. He is stirring up more and more wars, violence, terrorism and hatred between men than ever before. He is influencing mankind to think that science is the “answer” to all our problems! He is also influencing confused humans into producing “foodless foods”—foods which are filling our bodies with toxins and with increasing incidence of cancer, diabetes and many other forms of illness. Now Satan is furiously attacking the very foundation of all human society—the family. He is making people “question” whether they are male or female. In spite of many scientists’ admissions that there is no proof, he is deceiving millions into believing that they are “born” to become a homosexual, a transvestite, etc. In virtually every part of our human society, the perverted mind of Satan is causing increasing millions to begin to doubt almost everything about genuine reality and about what is right and true. As God Almighty predicted about our peoples at the end of this age: “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight” (Isaiah 5:20-21).
Our confused religious and elected leaders and even some confused judges need to deeply consider the inspired Word of their Creator which warns us about His attitude regarding the practice of homosexuality. Describing the professing wise men and philosophers in his day, the Apostle Paul states: “Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting” (Romans 1:24-28). Then, at the end of this chapter, Paul—inspired by God—describes the “wise men” of the past, “who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them” (v. 32). Right here and in many other places in the Bible, Almighty God powerfully condemns our leaders who are willing to “approve” these vile practices which are now spreading like spiritual cancer throughout our entire society!
God help us!
Speaking specifically to our ancestors in ancient Israel, God states: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me; because you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children” (Hosea 4:6). Because our people have not been taught the “Law” of our Creator, they have turned aside into every form of perversion. The ministers of this world have not taught them the deep respect they should have for Him and for His ten great laws—the Ten Commandments. You co-workers know that in this very Work of God we constantly explain, expound and reinforce the concept of truly obeying the Ten Commandments and living by every Word of God. We constantly explain the prophetic meaning of today’s events. We constantly explain how you can escape the coming Great Tribulation and how all of us can have a tremendous part in warning our fellow human beings and helping them also escape the coming Holocaust.
May God help all of us to become truly involved more than ever in His Work—the Work the living Jesus Christ is doing through His true servants today! More than any similar work today, Almighty God is using the Tomorrow’s World telecast, Web sites and magazine to reach this world with the full message of God’s Word. God’s inspired Word tells us: “If a trumpet is blown in a city, will not the people be afraid? If there is calamity in a city, will not the Lord have done it? Surely the Lord God does nothing, unless He reveals His secret to His servants the prophets” (Amos 3:6-7).
My friends, most of you realize that this is the very Work of God. We are giving more of the details of God’s entire way of life more than any other similar work on earth today. God is blessing this Work. However, the world is increasingly hurtling toward disaster! We need to do so much more! Many more opportunities are presenting themselves which we have had to turn down because of lack of funds. So if you understand and realize that all of us in this Work—including me at age 85—are going all out to take Christ’s full message to the world, I hope you will respond especially generously to this letter. We need your help right now! We are in the summer “doldrums” and we especially need more tithes, offerings and contributions from all of you who are willing to be fully loyal to what Christ is doing through His Work today. All of you who can, please dig down deep at this particular time!
May God Almighty bless and guide your life as you sincerely and earnestly “give” your life to Him and walk with Christ in faith that God is there, that Christ is real and that He will bless you forever for doing your level best in His Work today. My prayers are with you and I would especially appreciate your prayers and your generous gifts at this time.
With Christian love,
Roderick C. Meredith