Vladimir Putin interview
The interview is listed at TuckerCarlson.com site. A link is in the following post.
A summary for the interview would be this.
Psalm 120:7 I [Russia] am for peace: but when I [Russia] speak, they [US, NATO, invisible elite hand] are for war.
It was an honest, intelligent, historically-based interview.
The basic problem, to put things in Biblical terms, is that the US, the West, and the hidden hands of power are covenant-breakers. An agreement was made and then broken by the West.
Romans 1:31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
We (meaning the US, NATO, and the West) lied. Ukrainians died.
There are those of us who disagree with the position taken with the occupier-in-chief administration and his handlers, and the Congress that keeps funding this war.
Hosea 8:7 For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind:….
The consequences to the economy are already being felt. Weapons sent to Ukraine are now at the United State’s southern border. We have not seen the end of the reaping of this debacle of lies and covenant breaking.
As Putin explained: 2008, 2014, Maidan Revolution, CIA, Minsk agreements … with all the historical background, the onus is on the West, not Russia. Russia is and has been willing for solutions. The West has egged this on.
In the second half of the interview Putin dropped some profound nuggets of insight for those who were listening.
The fact that there is no “Russia, Russia, Russia” any more to blame.
The boy can no longer cry “wolf”, or in this case, “Russia”.
The gig is up.
I think the key problem for Christians is the inability to separate personal citizenship or personal lives from government. This needs to be front and center if the cleanup of government is to occur. Sloppy thinking leads to complacency and inaction. There has to be a whole lot of clarified teaching on this which no one ever thought would be needed because many have been expecting a prophetic quick end to the events of the day.
II Peter 3:11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,
12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?
If “holy conversation and godliness” hastens the coming of the day of God, I would say that the United States overall currently does not qualify. There’s work to do. You can hardly say the overall obsession with sex, transgenderism, abortion, pornography, money, entertainment, child sex slavery, and the breakdown of law qualifies as “holy conversation and godliness”.
Government is ceded a certain amount of authority from its citizens via voting. Government is to fulfill the laws of the land, in the case of the United States, the Constitution. Granted, this system is broken in the current United States. There’s blackmail, bribery, pedophilia, Epstein Island and more, but for purposes of explanation, I’ll assume a working system. That system is to protect citizens against evil. No one citizen can protect against a large national threat so a certain amount of “we the people” authority is ceded to government through voting (assuming the elections aren’t stolen) … and that is supposed to be used according to the Constitution (only Congress can declare war) and in doing so, protect the individual(s) that legally ceded that authority via Constitutional law and voting (again, recognizing the system is currently broken/corrupted).
That was the rationale to go against Hitler in WWII. I know there are questions of who got rich in the US helping Hitler, but for now, let’s keep it simple. So it is recognized that there are instances of evil so great that government is granted authority by its citizens to deal with evil. In WWII this was dealing with the Nazis.
Putin pointed out that now the neo-Nazis are being backed in Ukraine. The ideology is still operative and needs to be removed. But now, the West backs them because the West is sending money and arms to Ukraine. Instead of fighting neo-Nazis, the United States is now supporting them. Putin is standing against the neo-Nazis.
Turning the other cheek is a word to individuals in appropriate cases. It does not apply to governments who are ceded authority to stand against evil. Unfortunately, the evil is now proceeding from the West, in transgenderism, and all sorts of other ills.
Jesus was preaching to individuals, not governments, when he said to turn the other cheek. Using that scripture in the wrong context has allowed criminals and satanists to get into power because people who had authority did not use it when they needed to use it. They were ceded authority to legally use that authority against evil, not to empower evil, not to go along to get along.
Uvalde is a good example. In that school shooting, those who had the authority to take out the person with the gun stood down and children and teachers died. You don’t turn the other cheek when someone with a gun is shooting children.
The Catholic Church attempts to define legitimate self defense.
If someone comes into your house with a knife to castrate your children, are you going to turn the other cheek? There is legitimate self defense.
These issues must be discussed and if the Protestant/Evangelical/Charismatic side does not want to do it, I’d say with these types of questions, go with the Catholics who have already hashed it out.
The Protestants/Evangelicals/Charismatics may have some things they know about I Corinthians 12 and 14 that the Catholics miss. But no one group has it all. It would be better to work in unity and bypass the differences.
There are really only two groups. Those who are born again. Those who are not. That’s really the most important question.
I wrote the above after listening to the Putin interview.
But this morning (2.9.24) I felt I needed to add a bit more.
In the past there have been various prophetic streams and one was anti-Russia.
That prophetic stream opened the door for Christians to feed into the “Russia, Russia, Russia” propaganda sent out by Washington, D.C., and the military industrial complex that President Eisenhower spoke of when he left office. You might say Eisenhower was prophetic. Today the military industrial complex seems to also include what we call globalist elites or the Deep State. They go by many terms.
Christians are wanting several things. They want the gospel to spread. They want end time revival. They want the final harvest (speaking in Biblical terms for those who are not Biblically-based who might be reading this). They expect the Second Coming of Jesus, and Jesus will come again, but no man knows the day or the hour as the Bible says, and if someone says that they know, that contradicts scripture.
A question to be asked is whether God can answer those prayers, in full, for revival, when Christians, through focusing on a certain prophetic stream, have been turned against Russia, turned to support Ukraine, and without realizing it perhaps, are supporting a neo-Nazi regime that Putin is fighting against. This is known, but not well known, because we all know the mainstream media is controlled.
As Putin pointed out, Canada applauded a Nazi who went to the Canadian legislature. Did the United States say anything about that? I’m talking about the occupier-in-chief administration. Some of us saw that news but I don’t know that it went mainstream. And if it did, was there any reaction in DC? Is there ongoing protest against neo-Nazism in Ukraine or is the United States supporting it with arms, money, and intelligence services?
So if the church, or some of the church, has been led to support Neo-Nazism, if Americans do not protest the sending of money and arms to Ukraine which is a futile operation and simply leads to the horrific deaths of Ukrainians needlessly, does the church need to repent of this? Ukrainians are being put through a meat grinder, they are cannon fodder, they are being sent to their deaths on behalf of forces operating out of the West, DC, and NATO. There is no point to this war. It is not about democracy or national security as we have been told. If DC is really concerned about national security, they might start with the US southern border.
If Christians, ignorantly or with knowledge, support fighting Russia because they believe it will help fulfill prophecy and hasten the coming of the Lord, that is a problem if they are also praying for revival. At least that’s how I see it. You can believe what you want.
James 3:10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
11 Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.
The West is refusing to lay down its arms. It’s not really about Ukraine laying down arms, because they wouldn’t have any money or arms unless it were for the West. It is those who feed and support the war in Ukraine, of which the United States is chief, that are its main cause. Perhaps prophecy needs to be reconsidered.
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