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Tuesday, February 22

We Will Soon Behold A Decisive Victory

“The momentum of what once seemed to, daily, be on the side of the enemy, is now shifting to the side of THE TRUTH and all who love THE TRUTH - THE TRUTH Who is Christ Jesus." 
 A while back the two of us watched a favorite movie of ours that stars John Wayne, the classic 1965 film entitled, "In Harm's Way." John Wayne played the part of a U.S. Navy battleship captain during the beginning of World War II, stationed out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It was December 7th, 1941. The producer, Otto Preminger, began the film by taking viewers through the surprise air attack of Japanese naval fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes on the American Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. What made this film extraordinary was how much of the footage used in the making of the movie was original, shot by several different individuals during the day of the actual attack.
As the movie shows the terrible destruction at Pearl Harbor and surrounding areas, the film shifts over to John Wayne in the control tower of the battle ship he was commanding, one that happened to be on a routine patrol at sea when the attack took place in the harbor. There was great confusion everywhere! Once it all settled a bit, the U.S. Navy Pacific Command Center was able to collect their thoughts and begin directing the few ships they had remaining to very strategic positions in that Pacific region. The lead ship was under the command of John Wayne whose character was Captain Torrey, nicknamed "Rock". Rock's ship was ordered to pursue and destroy any enemy ships or submarines they could find. As stated in the signature title of this feature film, from this point forward they'd be operating "In Harm's Way."
We would like to take a brief intermission from our classic film to look into the history books and point out a few of the things that had actually begun to occur in the U.S. at that time. Once U.S. citizens started receiving news that our nation had been surprise attacked at Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, hopelessness and confusion, along with a growing resolve to get back at the Japanese enemy, began spreading across the nation. Fear-stoking reports began to fill the hearts of the American people. For the next days, weeks, and months fear flooded the streets of our country as authorities were advising the people to begin to lock themselves inside their homes. One of the fears was that Japanese troops stationed throughout the U.S. were waiting to receive their commanding orders to attack everyone in sight, all around locales of the USA.
As the American media began receiving news out of Pearl Harbor, the rumor mills cranked up and began spreading speculations like wildfire. It was said that the Japanese had already begun poisoning our water supplies and food production, and that fascist sympathizers had already infiltrated every branch of government, Hollywood, and companies all across America. Media propaganda had gotten so bad that the main sentiment was that no one could be trusted, not even your neighbors, friends, or relatives. When it came to guns and ammunition, much like in the times we are in today, supplies became scarce. It went without saying, "Keep any guns you own with you at all times, and if you don't own a gun get one!"
Sadly, fear had reached such a fevered pitch that anyone of Asian descent was ordered to be rounded up and taken to isolation camps that began popping up across the country. Once an Asian was in custody, interrogation sessions went on around the clock. Even if it was an Asian-American that lived in the U.S. all of their lives, or one who served in the military, they were placed in internment camps and isolated from their family and friends. Everyone was suspect. For example, if any man or woman who was Caucasian, or black, or of any other ethnicity was married to someone of Asian descent, the U.S. government would take the Asian spouse away to be put in the internment camps. And many of them were taken by brutal force.
For military and law enforcement agencies across America, torture had become the order of the day. Absolutely no one was to be trusted. If anyone was perceived to so much as look suspicious, they were to be reported. Fear had gripped the American people from coast to coast, and so many innocent, God-loving patriots in America paid dearly. Tragically, by the time that many of the inaccurate rumors had subsided, thousands of people had taken their own lives as a result of the media's frenzied speculations of doom. News organizations, radio stations, and the like were so bent on having "the breaking story" that they were greatly exaggerating the articles that they were printing. Sound familiar?!
Toward the end of the movie, there was something that occurred that we believe parallels what God-fearing, Constitutional American patriots are going through right now. Atrocities have been brought on the American people once again, but these atrocities are even more vicious, twisted, sinister crimes than what the Japanese did to us at Pearl Harbor. Now, based on mounding evidence, our own American government, main stream media, news outlets, Hollywood, big-tech, big-pharma, and more, have become so intoxicated in their greed and selfish quest of America's power that they have actually blinded themselves. They have become blind to a profound truth that even the supreme commander of the Imperial Japanese Navy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, realized just after his planes bombed Pearl Harbor. Admiral Yamamoto saw what our domestic enemies have become blinded to, "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and filled him with a terrible resolve." Once again, the God-fearing, Constitutional American patriots are coming together and rising up to take back power from the enemies of America, just like we did in WWII. But, this time, the difference is, we are fighting against domestic enemies who took an oath to protect and defend our countrymen, many that are our own elected leaders that turned on us and committed treason from within, on many fronts.
Now, back to our "In Harm's Way" feature film starring John Wayne. John Wayne's character, nicknamed "Rock", has now been promoted from U.S. Navy Captain to the war-time rank of Rear Admiral over the Pacific Navy fleet. As the fleet was cruising under cover of darkness toward a massive counter-conflict with a far superior Japanese armada, something sudden happened. Japanese ships came into sight and, the moment they were within range, Rock gave orders for his men to fire on the ships in the Japanese armada. Immediately the skies lit up with blinding light and deafening sounds from the powerful guns. Not long after the attack began, Rock's ships took massive fire from the superior number of Japanese artillery. As pieces of the damaged command ship flew in every direction, Rock was suddenly hit by shrapnel and fell to the floor unconscious.
In the next scene, Rock woke up in the bed of a hospital ship headed for Pearl Harbor. U.S. Navy Nurse Maggie, played by Patricia Neal, explained to Rock that he had been unconscious for a long time, about three weeks. He had been miraculously rescued, had lost one leg, and was safe in the Admiral's hospital cabin for recovery. Suddenly, his cabin door opens, and in walks the Pacific Fleet Commander-In-Chief, played by Henry Fonda. Upon seeing his four-star flag officer enter the room, Rock, sounding rather defeated, began apologizing for what he had been thinking was a disastrous defeat for his fleet. At that, Henry Fonda's character asked Nurse Maggie with glee, "Is he still doped up?" After she answered that he was "a little" the Commander-In-Chief said, "Rock, why do you apologize? That battle was a decisive victory!"
Just like Rock thought that his entire fleet had been defeated in the war against a far-superior force, there are many Americans that are thinking that we have found ourselves in an all-out war today that is surely all-but lost. Even many Christians have been convinced that our great nation has been fighting losing battles in the war against a far-superior force, based on what we've seen in America's out-of-control government, big-pharma, and media. The opposite is true! We believe with our whole hearts that, like "Rock" in the movie, we will soon find out that what is being accepted as the truth is not the truth at all. Though wicked men and women have been committing pure evil against citizens in our beloved country for a long while, we will soon see God, Jesus Christ, and The Holy Spirit redeem it as "a decisive victory"! We the people must trust, rest, and wait i-n The Lord Jesus Christ, remembering that the enemy must first be drawn out into the open for all to see, then he can be defeated. By showing the enemy in the Light of God's Truth, even those who have been blinded to the truth of who the enemy is will come to see him, identify him, and watch justice be brought on him for all the evil he has been doing to God's people and to destroy God's America. Be encouraged! The momentum of what once seemed to, daily, be on the side of the enemy, is now shifting to the side of Truth and all who love The Truth - "The Truth" Who is Christ Jesus.
John 14:6 has Christ Jesus saying it best, "I am The Way, The Truth, and The Life: no man cometh unto The Father, but by Me." Halleluia!
Being at the threshold of a promising 2022, we can see an entire year filled with countless opportunities to help everyone who has been crippled in this current war, everyone we can possibly reach, especially those who have lost loved ones in this demonically-conceived and executed attack against ALL that God loves. This year we must take every opportunity to demonstrate for others how our feet are fixed firmly on The Solid Rock of Jesus Christ. As a ministry team and family, we know we have our work cut out for us, and then some.
The great news is we, believers, have The Lord Jesus Christ as "The Conquering Admiral" that is over all admirals, "The Conquering General" that is over all generals, "The Conquering Commander-In-Chief" that is over all chief commanders, and "The Conquering King" over all kings! Unlike those whose father is the devil (whether they realize it or not), we have as our Father--God. We will find ourselves in various skirmishes, as we are experiencing in the spirit and natural realm now, in the course of walking out our Father's Will, Purpose, and Passion here on His great planet, but it is crucial that we hold to The Truth of Jesus Christ, our ROCK, Who will soon be delivering to His people A DECISIVE VICTORY! "He will swallow up death in victory; and The Lord God will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of His people shall He take away from off all the earth: for The Lord hath spoken it. And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for Him, and He will save us: this is The Lord; we have waited for Him, we will be glad and rejoice in His salvation (Isaiah 25:8-9)."
Psalm 98:1-2 resonates with our excitement as we close, saying, "O sing unto the Lord a new song; for He hath done marvelous things: His right hand, and His holy arm, hath gotten Him the victory. The Lord hath made known His salvation: His righteousness hath He openly showed in the sight of the heathen." Selah and Amen (so be it)!
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