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WILMINGTON, NC, April 05, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- If we pick up any newspaper or look at any news site today we will instantly recognize that the world is in real need of hope. Mass shootings, school lockdowns, climate change, natural disasters and a host of other catastrophic events seem to threaten us at every turn. How can we possibly cope with day-to-day life in the midst of such adversity?
While we like to believe that we can develop answers to our challenges through more technology or by electing forward-thinking politicians, real hope can only be found by recognizing the truth. Dr. Richard Ruhling, author and Biblical prophecy expert, recently issued a statement on why there is real reason for hope, regardless of how dire our circumstances may seem to be:
"Like Ben Carson who thought he could help the country, there are scores of people who might like to be president, but as President Trump is finding out, it's a thankless job," Ruhling stated.
"In a nation made great by people who started and ran their own business, the idea of being a CEO is attractive. Why not consider an offer that takes it to a whole new level?
"It's for people who have discovered why the Bible is the #1 best-seller--it's all that it claims to be--only God could predict that the Medes and Persians (now called Iraq & Iran) would be the focus of US conflict "at the time of the end," Daniel 8:17,20. It's half fulfilled; Saddam is gone.
"The resurrection of Christ is documented by disciples who ran when he was taken, but after his resurrection they were willing to die for him--would we expect them to die for a lie? The Bible is trustworthy.
Christ gave two wedding parables the last week of his life that are poorly understood, but Luke's wedding parable is like the Rosetta Stone that helps decode them. It includes the promise that "he will make [us] ruler over all that he has" if we meet the conditions that aren't difficult. It's better than two terms in the White House and it isn't bought with money.
"To show that Christ understood where we are, he ended his last six parables with links to 9-11, a number we all recognize as a huge event that makes us wonder about end-times. His six parables are different aspects of the same huge event "as the days of Noah" with widespread destruction and Passover timing, but in the 2nd spring month (Genesis 7:11), based on 9-11--Numbers 9:10,11
"When five women missed the wedding, Christ told his disciples they didn't understand, because it's like a man traveling to a far country, Matt 25:14. If Israelites took a long trip in spring and they couldn't get back for Passover, they kept it a month later; again it's 9-11--Numbers 9:10,11.
"We've just seen how those last two parables have timing in the 2nd spring month. "As the days of Noah" also was in the 2nd spring month, Gen 7:11. The next parable begins "Then..." Same time!
"Suddenly the reward for watching and praying on the eve that he clued us becomes a possibility, rather than an open-ended situation when nobody knows. God said He won't do anything without revealing it, Amos 3:7.
The sign for this to happen this spring is 'when you see Jerusalem compassed with armies' Lk 21 also seen in Zech 14:1,2 when 'all nations' are gathered against Jerusalem for the day of the Lord.
"If we see this at Passover/Easter a couple weeks from now, we should do all we can to tell others about it as Matthew 22 suggests. Giving God all we can is a wise investment toward His reward, 'ruler over all that He has." Lk 12:44,48.
For more information, readers can get 'Turkey Soup for People who are Chicken about End-Times' at no charge Friday, April 5 at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07LDWDVP8. Richard Ruhling is a physician whose main focus in retirement is current events and Bible prophecy. Media may contact him for an interview or a 1-sheet at [email protected].
Dr. Richard Ruhling attended a Bible college with a Religion major. The end times have been a special interest for him since attending a prophecy conference 30 years ago. He is an expert on Biblical prophecy and the author of 'The Alpha & Omega Bible Code', 'The Earthquake and the 7 Seals' and 'The Destruction of Jerusalem: A Sign for US', and 'God Bless America?'.
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