February 23, 2018

In light of the Florida school shooting people are asking the question why God did not create a perfect world

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JD: Do you know basic I guess when we’re talking about natural disasters or attacks by maniacs like there in Nevada, Texas, Kentucky, and now in Florida over the last couple of months? The question comes to mind by many people could not God have created a world without evil and without suffering?

DJ: Well the fact is he did create a world without evil and suffering that was the original creation. In Genesis chapter 3 Adam and Eve disobeyed God and so introduced sin into the world. Those who are descendants of Adam and Eve we have inherited a sin nature and now we live in a world where Jeremiah says that the heart is deceitful above all things in desperately wicked in chapter 17.

Paul writes in Romans chapter 3 there’s none righteous no not one there is none who understands there is none who seeks after God. Later in the book of Romans Paul says, therefore just as through one man sent entered the world in death through sin and thus death spread to all men because all sinned. So, we are reeling from the consequences and not just simply of Adams and Eves disobedience to God we too disobey God. We are all sinful. And ultimately because we are sinners we are all capable of some of the most heinous types of crimes and violence and if it weren’t for having a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ who changes us into a new creation. There is no hope for this world and so God did create a perfect world.

JD: There are all kinds of thinking that comes to the table from different areas. For example, atheist they often will try to argue against the existence of God by saying either God is not all good or he is not all powerful because an all good all powerful God would not allow these kinds of things to really happen.

DJ: Well I think they’re thinking about it wrongly. If God were to exercise his will to the point where he restrained all sinful acts of all people atheist would also be the first to object to that. The fact is they have a choice and God does not prevent them he gives them the freedom to make those choices. And the fact is they would not want to be robots either so the kind of God that they are demanding or that they are trying to use as an argument against the existence of God simply doesn’t follow in that. And the sword that they are using trying to use against the existence of God is actually a two-edge sword and they end up falling on their own sword and cutting themselves with their own argument.  

JD: David James with a Biblical answer to the question why God did not create a perfect world.

David James was right, God did create a perfect world we are the ones that made it imperfect with our sin. Remember, God takes care of that sin problem that we all have.

February 22, 2018

The Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants to revive the old Ottoman Empire

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JD: Well speaking of Erdogan he said that the Turkish Republic today is simply a continuation of the Ottoman Empire that’s his desire he wants to revive it.

KT: Well very interesting that he mentions the Ottoman Empire because you know that is before obviously as a Turk and a modern secular Turkish state. So, the Ottoman Empire was the last caliphate. And remember that when as a Turk took over in the early 1920s he abolished the caliphates. By the way, that’s the whole reason that the Moslem brotherhood was set up four years later in 1928 was to re-establish the caliphate. This is history here Jimmy that we’re seeing.

Erdogan is parking back to the previous era of Turkish domination the 500 years that Turkey dominated much of Europe as well as the Middle East. Iraq was part of the Ottoman Empire, Syria and Lebanon part of the Ottoman Empire and when he says he wants to re-establish Hegemony of the Ottomans we should take this seriously because it really is a big deal. There’s a great deal of history there the Turks are well aware of it talking about Jihad against the Kurds. But also when they talk about the Ottoman Empire they’re talking about re-establishing territorial control over parts of other countries. And I would wage you that the first parts of the countries they’re interested in are the Kurdish areas in Northern Syria and the Kurdish areas in Western Iraq.

JD: Ken Timmerman reporting on the efforts by Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to revive the Old Ottoman Empire.

We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

Tayyip Erdogan has for over three decades had the desire to revive the Old Ottoman Empire and then become the Pan Islamic leader of the world. That would mean Erdogan would control the entire Middle East as the Ottoman Empire did at one time in history.

The Ottoman Empire did that exact thing for about 500 years until defeated by General Allenby of the British military forces in the Middle East. This was actually the last of the Islamic caliphates in that region of the world. This scenario is also the same prophetic scenario that can be found in the Bible with Turkey a major player in the end of times. 

Ezekiel 38:2 & 6 mention four nations established 4,500 years ago that became modern day Turkey. That would be Meshek, Tubal, Gomer, and Togarmah. These four grandson’s of Noah became modern day Turkey. Turkey will actually not be the leader of this coalition but a key nation in the alignment of nations as foretold in Ezekiel chapter 38.