January 17, 2020

The name for the nation, Iran, comes from Adolf Hitler and the Nazis

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JD: Maybe we could start by talking about where the name Iran comes from.

DJ: That's a great question and the answer will probably surprise a lot of people. The last official name was Persia in the Western world until 1935. And what happened in 1935 was that the Iranian Ambassador to Germany had come under the influence of the Nazis who of course were advancing the idea of the superiority of the Aryan race. They were using this as an excuse to exterminate the Jewish people. So because of this influence by the Nazis the Iranian government told other countries to refer to it as Iran or the land of the Aryans because that's the name of the country in the Persian language. So the ethnic history behind the term Aryan that's where the name Iran comes from, from Aryan.

When we think of the Biblical Persian Empire which was first established by Cyrus the Great in the 500 BC that was far larger than today's Iran.

JD: And you just mentioned that Cyrus the Great established the Persian Empire. What do we know from Scripture concerning how God used Cyrus the Great?

DJ: Well in Ezra 1:1&2 we read that it was in the first year that Cyrus the Great stirred up his heart and commanded him to rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem that "The word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled". Amazingly Isaiah actually does mention Cyrus by name; something that's very rare in Biblical prophecy that you have a specific name like that.

In chapters 44 & 45 of Isaiah he specifically talks about Cyrus some 150 years before he even lived. "Cyrus he is my Shepard and he shall preform all my pleasures." Same to Jerusalem, "you shall be built and to the Temple your foundation shall be laid." Then in fulfillment of prophecy this combined Medo-Persian Empire defeated the Babylonians. And it was this fall of the Babylonian Empire that set the stage for the Jewish exiles to return to their home land in three ways. First to rebuild the Temple, then to restart the Temple service, and then finally to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. It's an amazing set of prophecies.

JD: David James explaining how the modern day state of Iran got its name.

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

It is so interesting that the nation of Iran changed their name from Persia to Iran because of the influence of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. The Persians also developed a hatred for the Jewish people as well from Adolf Hitler who hated the Jews. That hatred has driven the Iranians to want to wipe the Jews of the face of the earth, that their name be forgotten forever, that's Psalm 83:4.

January 16, 2020

The Ukrainian Church in America may be used of God to turn America back to God

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JD: When I called you while you were in Phoenix, Arizona on your way back from California you were telling me you had just spoken to a large group of Ukrainian pastors out in Sacramento, California. Can you just briefly give us a report on what that was.

SR: I can indeed. The American Pastors Network was invited to go to California. In Sacramento believe it or not there are over 200,000 Slavic individuals. That's Russian primarily, Ukrainian that are in Sacramento. Now get this 200,000 of the population of Sacramento, California out of the 1 million total are Slavic. There are 130 Slavic churches. These are gospel preaching churches in Sacramento alone.

I was able to present what the Bible says about a Biblical world view and how God has laid out His plan for the nations. And I'm telling you Jimmy the response was overwhelming. They understand a zaroust mentality, an emperor mentality. Their view of government has been influenced not by the model that God lays out in Scripture that was put into place by American founders on the bases of Christian education. So they came here for freedom from these countries because they didn't have it. But they are here but they don't really feel like they are a part yet. They said come teach us what the Bible says even though they are strong preachers of the gospel of Jesus Christ and they have had family members killed by communist leaders in the past. They don't have a full understanding of Biblical truth. And so God presented an opportunity of a significant sort and their response was just overwhelming. God has opened the door. There's something happening and we were able to be a part of that and it's going to be a developing circumstance going forward.

JD: Sam Rohrer with the details of the growing Ukrainian church population that could be used of God to turn America back to God.

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

Sam Rohrer who is the President of the American Pastors Network and a national broadcaster recently spoke to a number of Ukrainian pastors in California who the Lord may use in a mighty way in America. Though not knowledgeable of the way Biblical human government operates their desire their desire to follow the Lord's directive in all of their lifestyle based upon Biblical principles puts them in a position that they may be used to bring an awakening in the Christian community in the United States. As these Ukrainian pastors learn and teach the Biblical prophetic truth of God's word the Lord may well revive a desire for the Rapture and the return of Jesus Christ.

January 15, 2020

A native born Iranian says there are possibly two million Christians in Iran

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JD: I want to have you give us your thinking about taking out the number two guy the military leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Soleimani. What do you think about what did happen?

SH: I think Dr. DeYoung this is a very bold move by President Trump. I believe the Iranian government was trying to bring a repeat of the 1979 Embassy speech and they were targeting the Embassy in Baghdad and President Trump was not going to be Jimmy Carter. So I think that it was necessary. I think it was an incredible message to the Iranian government.

You know people have asked me should we go into Iran and bomb Iran? No, I obviously don't believe anybody desires a full on war with Iran. Iran has too many proxies and they will strike using their proxies like Hezbollah. Just very quickly I really want people to understand, pray for Iran. Pray for the underground movement in Iran because part of the reason that you've seen these protest. Every year there's at least one or two protest of Iranians coming into the street shouting down with Islam, down with Khamenei who is the Supreme leader, because more and more young people we are seeing a revival in Iran. They estimate there could be close to 2 million now born again Christians in Iran. So that's what I think is ultimately going to change Iran. But of course I also believe Iran is mentioned in Bible prophecy of course in Ezekiel 38. I think the chess pieces coming to play as Ezekiel 38 has predicted.

So you know I just say they did an incredible job. This is a huge move and I think it set Iran back quite a ways by losing Qassem Soleimani and all the evil evil things this man has done.

JD: Shahram Hadian revealing to us that in his native born nation Iran there are possibly 2 million born again Bible believing Christians.

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

Shahram Hadian born in Iran came to America and got saved and then started a ministry to win Muslims to Jesus Christ and to reveal to the church the evils of Islam. Shahram is calling for the United States not to start an all out war with Iran because of the great number of Christians in this Islamic Republic. Like in Iran many will turn to Jesus Christ during the Tribulation period, Matthew 24. However remember today is the day of salvation, II Corinthians 6:2. Don't wait until the time of the Tribulation period which is a day of judgment to come to Jesus Christ.

January 14, 2020

Israel now has a laser anti-missile defense system but they are still preparing for a preemptive strike on Iran

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JD: David are your sources revealing to you that this laser technology will be up and operating soon enough to be able to defend themselves or is that still a long way to go?

DD: Well Jimmy what I understand, and I'm not an expert in that area but what I understand is the problem is detecting the low flying cruise missiles. Some of these are now flying just above the ground. I mean not 2 feet but they are very hard to spot with radar or with anything. So the Iron Dome is excellent. The David Sling is excellent. What Israel has the arrow is against the major ballistic missiles. But see these were designed in the days when rockets went up into the atmosphere and then came down or at least they had to fly high enough that you could to detect them. Now these targeted curse missiles are so precise and so well flying and fast that it's a question of spotting them.
The laser would work.

Iran is determined it seems to make war at this time. The Israeli's all I can say is they're extremely concerned. We had the Chief of Staff Kochavi warned after Christmas that the public must be prepared for major attacks on cities that will include a lot of casualties. Now when the attack occurred on the US bases the Americans were expecting it. They were preparing for three days for it. They knew this would probably come right after Soleimani's funeral which it did. And so there were no casualties. But that was just because everything was in order. So the Israeli's are extremely worried. The laser weapon is a help but they're not thinking it's going to save them now. They'll have to use their air force. And Jimmy I would say now a preemptive Israeli strike on Iran is very very likely because of all of this.

JD: David Dolan explaining why Israel may also do a preemptive strike on Iran even though they have new laser technology.

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

The prophecy of the Gog-Magog war of Ezekiel 38 will happen and it will happen soon after the Rapture of the Church at the beginning of the Tribulation period. Iran, Ezekiel 38:5, will be a major player in that alignment of Islamic nations to try to destroy the Jewish state. However, it will not be the Iron Dome, David's Sling or even the new laser technology that will save the Jewish state. It will be the Lord Himself and that's foretold in Ezekiel 38:18-39:6.

January 13, 2020

Iran takes responsibility for the missile strike against a Ukrainian Airliner

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JD: There's so many interesting and very important activities taking place. I guess the number one headline across the entire world would be the Ukrainian plane that was supposedly shot down by the Iranian military. A couple of missiles hitting the plane that was taking off at the Tehran Airport, what do we know?

KT: Well this is an extraordinary event as you say and it does look like it was hit by an Iranian air defense missile by mistake killing all 176 people on board. The plane took off shortly after Iran launched its own missile against Iraq's bases where US personnel were stationed. And it seems that the Iranian missile teams just had assumed that the Americans were going to launch a counter strike and anything in the air was fair game. It's an extraordinary act of incompetents in addition to the tragedy for all of the families involved. It just makes you wonder about Iran's military.

JD: Some of those papers reporting in the European Union are saying that the Iranians took a bulldozer out there and they just simply moved all of the remains of that aircraft out of the site. It's going to be very difficult in the investigation to come up with the truth isn't it?

KT: Well that's correct and they have also claimed that they will not turn over the black boxes to international investigators. Well guess why they wouldn't do that, because the black boxes would show an instantaneous cut off of communications with no warning or anything else. Perhaps even the pilot remarking to the co-pilot oh my gosh what's that. The Iranians are going to try to cover this up, they're doing their best, but I think on this one the truth is going to come out.

JD: Ken Timmerman with the details on the Iranian missile strike of an Ukrainian airliner.

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

After a number of days of denying that they had anything to do with the missile strike that brought down a Ukrainian airliner the Iranian leaders decided to admit they were responsible for that tragedy. They say that two of their technicians were the ones that accidentally fired the missile at this civilian aircraft. There is still many questions that must be answered by the Iranian leadership however what we know for sure is that Iran has no concern for human life. Islamic ideology states that any human life is expendable in order to accomplish their goal which is basically to destroy the Jewish state of Israel, that's Psalm 83:4. And that statement made evident by the Iranians stating daily that they will wipe Israel off the face of the earth.

January 10, 2020

We can understand what God's plan for the future is going to be

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JD: David you know one of the tougher things by doing the first broadcast of the year is trying to look ahead. And out of all of the many stories that we could follow and figure out which one we think will become the biggest and most important news that will be made in this coming year.

DJ: You know as I thought about this Jimmy I think we can almost take a play from the weather channel guys. They look at the conditions on the ground they get out all of their computer models, gather all their data. Then they put on a blindfold and start throwing darts hoping that they get at least some of it right some of the time. But as we talked last week the advantage is that we have a general road map in the word of God about where this is all going and how this is going to play out. And I'm hoping we'll end up doing a better job then the weather men do in putting this all together.

You now for political and news junkies like you and I are 2019 sure was full of a lot of important stories every week. 2020 is already off to a start that makes Bible teachers want to get up in the morning and just see what the Lord's going to do next. There's certainly any number of potential stories that we could talk about. I sent you a list of some of those that I think will be some of the most important as we look over the years that's ahead of us. One of the most important is obviously the upcoming Presidential election because there's so much at stake when it comes to the shape and direction of our country for years to come. And we could easily get pulled down into the politics which is exactly what we don't want to do or to not promote either political party or individual candidates. But I think we can talk about platforms and trajectories of individuals and those that they pull into their spears of orbits and the type of people who are drawn toward them.

JD: You know I think you and I have a new title prognosticators. That's what those weather guys are. I love the way you describe how they give us the weather. They take a dart and throw it with a blindfold on to make sure they don't know where to even throw the dart.

David James with our plan to help you understand God's plan for the future in this new year.

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

The prophetic passages in the Bible give us the end time scenario that is God's plan for the future. As we make decisions for the future we must know what that future will be according to the word of God. II Peter chapter 1 says that we have a more sure word of prophecy more sure then even an eyewitness account to the event, that according to the apostle Peter. John another apostle, wrote what Jesus revealed to him in the book of Revelation. And that's that sure word of prophecy. And remember the apostle Paul told us to preach that word, that's II Timothy 4:1-4.

January 09, 2020

A national TV journalist referred to Noah and the Flood as a fairy tale

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JD: Chuck Todd who leads up the Meet the Press program on the NBC network eluted to a letter and it referred to Noah and the Flood as a fairy tale. What Biblical evidence do we have and why would you say that is wrong?

RP: When it comes to simply the geological record the Bible tells us that when we look at even population about 6,000 years ago we had the first population through Adam and Eve. About 4,500 years ago we realized there was sort of a bottle neck genetically because after the Great Flood you had the reduction of the human rates down to just 8 people. And it starts again with them. Important thing of this is that when you're looking at this you get a much more accurate and much more complete look at the genetic record.

When we have studies scientifically that put us in a time frame and the Bible says in that same time frame the only way to account for this is the restart of humanity after the Great Flood. But then you go to things like the flood accounts that exists. All of these ancient accounts are very interestingly parallel to the Bible. But they pre-date the Bible. They have some elements in them which deal with the shape of the Ark or the duration of the Flood or the case the fact that it's a global event. And if a worldwide flood never happened why are there so many stories about it. So you compare that to the Bible which is probably the latest of the accounts. You find a very straight forward historical account with details that are accurate. They can go out and build the Ark. In fact they did that over in Ohio. So the Bible could not have borrowed its material from that. So something happened. The whole of the Old Testament cites the Flood. The New Testament, Jesus and the apostles all cite the Flood. So it's either the whole Bible or no Bible to the Flood account.

JD: Dr. Randall Price with his input on whether the Biblical account of Noah and the Flood is a fairy tale.

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

Biblical history is often challenged by so called intellectuals as to its authenticity. Chuck Todd stated on Meet the Press this last weekend does not stand up to worldwide historic accounts. Dr. Price's response to Todd is based upon truth not a myth. Jesus Christ confirmed the Biblical account of Noah and the Flood, that's Matthew 24:37. In fact the Bible is filled with such historic accounts. This report also confirms prophetic truth in the future. Jesus said as it was in the days of Noah so shall it also be in the days of His coming back to the earth.

January 08, 2020

The last step in preparations to rebuild a Temple in Jerusalem is to train Jews to visit the Temple Mount

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JD: I want you, and I know you’re not a prophet nor the son of a prophet but I want you to think about the main story as we look at the Temple Mount as it relates to this very key location in all of Judaism, the Temple Mount and the next Temple that will be put there. I want you to give us what you project to be the main news story coming out of that current event in this year 2020.

WM: Well Jimmy it's not exactly an event. It's a phenomenon. The numbers of Jews that are entering into the Temple Mount compound daily, weekly and then on special times like the Hanukkah eight day period that we had just recently. Sometimes we are getting 1,500 to 2,000 people a day depending on the weather. Over this past year we're reaching if I'm not mistaken close to 30,000 visits of Jews during this time. I always said we're still in the process of education people and raising consciousness and the more people we have involved the better it will be.

Now I don't want to belabor our listeners but Jewish brides always go to what we call the Mikveh, the ritual pool of water before their wedding. And that's when they're able to go up because otherwise they wouldn't be ritually pure. So if you begin to see how this grows and extends we have a good possibility of really increasing the mass what we would call I guess in physics. The critical mass of people who are becoming much more familiar with and much concerned with things that are going up on the Temple Mount.

JD: Winkie Medad explaining the last step in preparations for rebuilding a Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

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

Winkie's report was exciting because visiting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is the final step to train Jews how to prepare them for worship at the next Temple in Jerusalem. That training process hit its peak in 2019. 2020 will be a year of great importance for setting up Jewish worshipers to go up onto the Temple Mount as directed by the Torah, the first five books of the Old Testament.

Prophecy says that there will be a Temple there in Jerusalem. Daniel 9:27, Matthew 24:15 and Revelation 11:1 & 2. These prophecy could be fulfilled in 2020.

January 07, 2020

Israel's main enemy is dead, now what?

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JD: What’s the concern of the Prime Minister and the state of Israel with this elimination of this high-ranking Iranian military man?

DD: Qassem Soleimani is really the leader of Iran not officially; it’s Ayatollah Khamenei. But Soleimani is the military leader. He has been a key factor in everything they have been doing for the past several decades. The head of the al-Quds which is of course the Arabic name for Jerusalem. It means the holy. The al-Quds Revolutionary forces and has been responsible as President Trump has pointed out for the deaths of hundreds of Americans in Iraq mainly but, in other parts of the region are responsible for Iranian forces massing in Syria to the north of Israel. He is considered to be Israel’s greatest enemy.

Now the showdown militarily with Iran that Israel has been expecting for many years he is a major factor in the whole Iranian Revolution in everything they have been doing. His assassination, his death is indeed a major factor that will probably leave us at full war with Iran. I tend to think and I’ve been saying this for some months on your program we tend to under estimate Iran at what they have the capability to do. We are at war Jimmy and the Israelis realize it and the Americans realize it. President Trump didn’t do this lightly I’m sure. This man should have probably been taken out many years ago. And the al-Cuds force is a major force and we will now see whatever Iran does to respond to this. But definitely we are in a new era.

JD: David Dolan explaining why General Soleimani was Israel’s greatest enemy and now what lies ahead.

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

David Dolan covering the Middle East for three decades as a journalist confirms that Soleimani was Israel’s number one enemy. The Iranian response may well result in a major Middle Eastern war. That scenario is called for in Bible prophecy. Ezekiel 38 gives us a list of other players that will join with Iran, Ezekiel 38:5, where Persia is speaking of modern day Iran. And this coalition will become the Islamic alignment of nations to try and destroy the Jewish state of Israel. Ezekiel 38:18 – 39:6 says that the Jewish Messiah will intercede and destroy the enemies of Israel. This scenario may seem far fetched however, this is God’s absolute prophetic word.

January 06, 2020

Iran's Number Two leader is dead, and what lies ahead is prophetic

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JD: When I start a conversation with Ken Timmerman in a moment we’re going to catch immediately what is ahead. It relates to what took place there in the Middle East actually in Iraq itself with the elimination by a United States military team. A elimination of the number one military man possibly the number two guy in all of Iran, General Soleimani. And he’s the man who headed up the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Ken this is an unbelievable story.

KT: Jimmy it’s an earth shattering story if you wish for US-Iranian relations I believe for the future of the Iranian regime and ultimately for the rest of the Middle East. Qassem Soleimani the number one terror master in Iran was killed by US forces and with him goes a good deal of their apparatus. Because he wasn’t just an individual commander. If there is such a thing as an irreplaceable man in the Iranian regime context he’s the guy. He is more important to the regime then the Supreme leader who actually is a nobody. He is a two-bit low-level itinerant village preacher or at least those are his origins.

Qassem Soleimani was the man who inspired Iranian terrorist, who held there far networks together, who built them new bases and whom the regime always sent out to the front lines because they had nobody else. He is the irreplaceable man. He is gone and the regime is going to be much much weaker as a result of it.

JD: Ken Timmerman with details on Iran’s number two leader who has died and what does that all mean.

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

Ken Timmerman is right on target in his report on the United States special ops team that killed Iran’s leader the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard General Soleimani. And how dangerous he was to the United States but also to the Middle East region and in fact the whole world. Iran’s eschatology is that a catastrophe in our world today could bring back the Mahdi, the Islamic Messiah. This Islamic Messiah will then go to Jerusalem to set up an Iranian caliphate, a worldwide kingdom. The death of General Soleimani could be the catastrophe or the Iranian response to that death could cause the catastrophe to bring back the Islamic Messiah to Jerusalem.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard is also called the Quds force, the Jerusalem force. Current events again setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.