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I’m excited to announce my new book, Rapture Ready…or Not?, is officially available! You can preview the book by clicking here. I want to first say thank you for your support, prayers, and encouragement. I’m grateful for each of you. I would love your word-of-mouth marketing expertise to help spread the news that the book is officially available.

My team has prepared some easy ways for you to help (listed below). I would greatly appreciate it.

How Can You Help?

  1. Reviews: Post a review on Amazon: The review feature for the book is now open. I’d love to have your feedback.
  2. Blog: Have a blog? We’d love for you to write about the book on your blog. If you want to give away a copy to one of your readers, the publisher is happy to give you a reader copy. Just email: kgumm@nlpg.com and include “Blogger Review Copy” in the subject of your email.
  3. Word of Mouth: What’s one of the most influential things when deciding what book to read? A recommendation from a friend, right?
  4. Social Media: Below my team has listed out some sample posts you’re welcome to use. We’d love for you to share about the book and this message on your social media sites.

    Sample Facebook/Social Media Posts:

The Rapture is near, ready or not. Discover 15 reasons this is the generation that will be left behind by reading Rapture Ready…or Not? by Terry James- http://bit.ly/1Zh6bww

Where does this generation stand on God’s prophetic timeline? Find out by reading Rapture Ready…or Not? by Terry James: http://bit.ly/1Zh6bww

“With most every signal given by Jesus and the Bible prophets pulsing in headline fashion across our hourly news, this book expresses the urgency of being spiritually prepared for prophetic things to come.” –Dr. Tim LaHaye. Get your copy of Rapture Ready…or Not? by Terry James here: http://bit.ly/1Zh6bww

Jesus Christ is the Shelter from the coming Tribulation storm of God’s wrath and judgment. Are you Rapture Ready? http://bit.ly/1Zh6bww     _______________________________________________________

Here are a few graphics you’re welcome to use across social media platforms and online:

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For promotional copies of the book and any media or promotional inquiries, please contact my publicist Katie Gumm: kgumm@nlpg.com or 870-438-5288.

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Sincerely,
Terry James
World-Renown Author & Speaker,
on the topic of Bible Prophecy

 

Rapture Ready…Or Not?

51mMbfHKUsL._SY346_The following is the author’s  preview of his new book, Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind.

Good Friday, April 11, 2011, is a day that is indelibly imprinted upon my thoughts. I was attacked painfully and unexpectedly by the “widow maker.”

Each of the three times my heart stopped—occurring a number of minutes apart— and I was clinically dead on arrival at the hospital because of the arterial blockage, I stood instantaneously before the same cheering group of young, beautiful people: men and women who bid me to come join them. They energetically laughed and leaped with their arms and hands extended upward in unrestrained jubilation.

My extensively documented clinical death and recovery on Good Friday of 2011 was so profound that the cardiologists’ association of my state gave me the “Cardiology Patient of the Year” award. Subsequently, I was asked to address the doctors at their meeting, and I did so. I gave God the Glory and them my thanks for their profession’s help in their part in being used by the Almighty in producing the “Miracle”.

I have been shown in my spiritual understanding that the youthful, heavenly beings in my clinical death experience were a “cloud of witnesses” as described in Hebrews 12:1–3. They were celebrating the victorious message wrapped up in the most glorious promise Jesus Christ made to His Church for this Age of Grace.

I have for decades written and spoken in conferences and interviews, as well as in TV and radio broadcasts on the Rapture as presented in God’s prophetic Word.

Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind is the resultant product of those decades of study and work that culminated in this  Heaven Vision. The experience I was allowed, I know beyond any doubt, was validation for the message the Lord wants presented to all within this generation who will listen and heed His urgent notice to a world swiftly moving into unprecedented trouble.

Jesus said: “For then shall be tribulation such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be” (Matthew 24:21).

The Lord promised to rescue those who believe in Him from this time of horror. He said the following:

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. (Revelation 3:10)

He said further:

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. (John 14:1–3)  

Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind is dedicated to getting that message to the world in these days that are observably so near the time of the great, unprecedented, trouble about which the Lord forewarns. The message is one of urgency, I’m convicted in the deepest reaches of my spirit. Signs given by Jesus and the prophets are flashing their warning from our hourly news headlines.

Signals of the coming Tribulation that are pulsing with urgency leap from these pages at readers who want to know where this generation stands on God’s prophetic timeline. Some of those signals are encapsulated within the book’s chapters as cocooned within these several of my conclusions.

  • A sure reason that this is the generation that will be left behind are the many scoffers who, like in 2 Peter 3:3–4, ask in derisive, scathing tone: “Where is the promise of Jesus’ coming?”
  • The world is being spiritually and psychologically prepared to believe the deluding lie of 2 Thessalonians chapter 2. This is a prime reason I’m convinced this is the generation that will be left behind when Christians go to be with Christ in the Rapture.
  • Greatly advanced technologies and control instrumentalities that have developed for the coming 666 beast-state system of Revelation 13, I believe, is a reason to say this is the generation about to be left behind when Rapture occurs.
  • Today, like in the Genesis chapter 6 account of the days of Noah, thoughts of mankind are only on evil almost continually. This is a major reason this looks like the generation that will be left behind for God’s judgment.
  • All nations now in alignment for the wind-up of human history in accordance with Ezekiel 38 and 39 and other Bible prophecies is a primary reason to understand that this will be the generation that will be left behind when the Rapture occurs.
  • Paul’s perilous-times prophecy of 2 Timothy chapter 3 headlines our news daily. Those characteristics of end-times man therein depicted constitute a sure reason to believe that this will be the left-behind generation.
  • The Roman Empire reforming, and geopolitical, economic, and religious prophetic indicators converging as forewarned in Luke 21: 28, are dramatic reasons to know that this will be the generation that will be left behind.
  • Israel in the center of geopolitical controversy like in Zechariah 12:1–3, with anti-Semitism growing worldwide and attempts at forcing a peace covenant like in Daniel 9:26, demanding that Israel give up its land prophesied in Joel 3:2, constitute the number-one reason, I believe, why this is the generation that will be left behind when the Rapture occurs.

These and many other scripturally based prophetic factors are dealt with—all pointing to Christ’s call to His Church being heard by believers at any moment.

Here are a few chapter titles that harbor electrifying things going on in these very last hours of the age:

  • UFO Sightings and Other Strange Stuff
  • Big Brother for a Not-So-Brave New World
  • Vampires, Zombies, Transhumans, and Other Fiends
  • The Ravenous Bear and Other Prophesied Wild Beasts
  • Wanna See Some Nasty End-time Pictures?
  • The Roman Empire Strikes Back!
  • Who is That Masked Man on a White Horse?
  • A Really Strong Cocktail Called Israel
  • Armageddon Line-up for the Super Bowl of War
  • The Greatest Comeback of all Time!

Heaven’s Message to this generation is that, Rapture Ready…Or Not, planet earth is about to be convulsed in one microsecond of time. A truly giant leap for mankind will be the result. Don’t be left behind!

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Dr. Tim LaHaye, co-author of the Left Behind series, says the following about this book:

Terry James, my long-time friend and colleague in the study of Bible prophecy, has captured the essence of why this generation is likely to be that left behind at the glorious moment when all born-again believers are suddenly called into Christ’s presence. With most every signal given by Jesus and the Bible prophets pulsing in headline fashion across our hourly news, this book expresses the urgency of being spiritually prepared for prophetic things to come.

Rapture Ready…Or Not is a particularly prescient book for these troubling, though exciting time so near the end of the age.

Others highly respected in the study of Bible prophecy say the following.

“What a profound warning that the Tribulation hour is near and we need to get our houses in order—particularly spiritually. But this book also adds to the confidence of the pre-Trib Rapture that is now so under attack. My thanks to Terry James for defending this important theology.”

– Jan Markell, Olive Tree Ministries

“Terry James has done it again! He has written a fascinating and challenging book about end time Bible prophecy that should appeal to Millennials as well as others. His concept of the timing of the Rapture is particularly challenging and should drive the readers into the Scriptures.”

– Dr. David R. Reagan, Lamb & Lion Ministries

“Terry James writes with precision and passion as he documents the past, present and the soon-coming future.

Terry has had a long and prolific writing career  despite his blindness. I suspect God has purposefully given him ‘eyes to see’ prophetic truth with a degree of clarity few experience, that all may more perfectly understand the riches of Bible prophecy.

RAPTURE READY…or not? shows a firm grasp of history, abounds with insights and practical illustrations, and includes a plethora of Bible references. It will prove to be an invaluable resource for the serious Christian—and has the potential for birthing healthy alarm in the hearts of the carnally at ease.”

-Pastor Larry Spargimino, Southwest Radio Ministries

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Special Offer: Pre-order today at NLPG.com and you will get a FREE DIGITAL COPY of the book to start reading today and the physical copy will be mailed to you as soon as it is available for shipping.

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Greek Tragedy Now Playing…

The Iliad and the Odyssey of the unknown Homer–the many tragedies that spun from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and other of the ancient Greek playwrights–are but shadowy scripts of insignificance in the end-times stage lights that illuminate our headlines hourly these days. Gripping reality in the land that gave us the stories of the likes of Oedipus, Agamemnon, Prometheus, and, of course, of Zeus, Aphrodite, Hercules, and all that make up the Greek fictional accounts present movement toward tragedy with a far more bitter ending than any in mythology.

It is not tragedy for the Greeks alone of which I write. The stage is set to bring the whole world to the prophetic destiny laid out in Bible prophecy. When considering the roots of the continent of Europe, most first think of Italy or the center of that great empire, the city of Rome. The other state that most often comes to mind when thinking on where Europe began is Greece and its ancient center, Athens.

Athens, of course, predates Rome in fame–or infamy—depending upon one’s view of those empires. But, the thing to keep in mind for prophetic cogitation is that the ancient Roman Empire–which had at its heart great portions of the ancient Greek culture— is foretold to one day be a major power player. This will happen, according to Daniel the prophet, some time before the world leader who will be Antichrist achieves his full, satanic power.

We have given the Scriptures that give the geological location out of which the beast of Revelation 13 will come many times in these commentaries. Prophecy teachers have over the years persistently and consistently put the prophecy in front of us. Here it is again:

And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined. And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate. (Daniel 9:26-27)

Antichrist, that man of sin and abomination of desolation, will come forth out of the Romans, who destroyed Jerusalem and the Jewish Temple in AD 70. His biological heritage will be of the people of the area that comprised ancient Rome.

Greece, then, because of its tremendous influences on that ancient Roman culture, will be at the center of the revived Roman Empire as it develops for prophetic fulfillment. So, in the news coming out of that nucleus nation that will have to, by its very history, be front and center in the end times, we find signals of where this generation must stand on God’s prophetic timeline.

Greece’s on-going predicament presents a snapshot in this late hour of human history of how the fate of other nations will almost certainly play out–particularly the nations of the Western world. It will be a tragedy of the first magnitude! Bottom line is that the Greek populace, used to getting government subsidies and outright handouts at every level–particularly in the public work sector continue to go nuts because austerity measures to bring fiscal stability are being instituted.

Tens of thousands of protesters have over the past few years clashed with police before the parliament in Syntagma Square, with buildings set ablaze and many people injured.

According to reports, Trade unionists, nationalists, communists, students, retired people are consistently among those denouncing the “EU-IMF blackmail”, many of them in past clashes equipped with gas masks to resist the tear gas used by riot police. German flags have been burnt in protest as what is seen as a Berlin-prescribed austerity package for Greece.

Pundits on nightly news programs are wondering aloud whether, in looking at Greece and the angry protests over government yanking give-away programs from people used to them, we are witnessing an unrest-infection that will eventually spread to the U.S. Their answer should be stunningly obvious, especially for a mainstream news conglomerate that has worked with liberal presidential administrations–and even some moderate administrations–to create a cash-cow government, a political system that buys votes through taxpayer money.

We have already seen the storm fronts of financial turbulence. We recall Wisconsin a number of years ago, when the Democrat state legislators left the state rather than face up to their obligation to vote on cutting state give-aways (a vote the Democrats would have lost)? Remember the ugliness of the protesters–union thugs, mostly–who did an estimated $7 million in damage to the state capitol building?

We see, through the “Black lives matter” movement and other radical leftist organizations, a continuing disruption of domestic tranquility.

Ultimately, violence of the sort seen in Greece and other places  will come–not only to the United States, but to the entire world. It will be not just a Greek tragedy, but a worldwide tragedy–the Tribulation, as given in God’s prophetic Word.

Antichrist will bring some degree of order for a time. He will do so by lopping off heads and causing all to take a number and a mark. Ultimately, he will force all to worship him as God. It will take Jesus Christ to bring the curtain down on the final act of that great tragedy.

 

 

Peace Quest Continues

Today’s date of posting this “Nearing Midnight” article is the 72nd anniversary of D-Day. The allied forces on June 6, 1944, wanted to accomplish two things as they steamed toward the coastline of France. They were intent on defeating and destroying the Nazis’ ability to make war. Thereby, they were determined to establish peace that had been taken from the world on a global scale–primarily by the Germans–for the second time in less than a half century.

In reality, however, planet earth has never completely escaped–that is, has never been totally free–of war in recorded history. And, that includes the earliest biblical history. Cain first went to war with his brother, Abel, over jealousy that created rage that ended in the first murder. Man has been killing man ever since, with the slaughter continuing to manifest even on our city streets on a growing scale. I give you as example the streets of south Chicago on which during weekends in particular the black-on-black killing is horrendous.

The governmental authorities, both those in the city of Chicago and the present federal government, at whose heart sits the current presidential administration, hardly even acknowledge that a problem exists in the inner cities. The news conglomerate dutifully also ignores the deadly problem.

There is a satanic cover-up on the war that is raging, taking peace from life in America. The same forces covering up our domestic conflict are dedicated to the cover-up directed at keeping the world at large from knowing about the true causes and effects of the war going on in the Middle East. And, that conflict is destined to bring all of mankind to history’s final war of this quickly fleeting age.

God’s Word tells us that it is the quest for such a peace that will eventuate in the most terrible time in human history. Jesus said as recorded in the Olivet Discourse that it will be a time so terrible that it would destroy all flesh on the planet if He did not return to put an end to the warfare.

Daniel the prophet said the peace that the world will seek will be indeed produced and enforced by the “prince that shall come” (Daniel 8:25; 9:26-27). It will be, the prophet Isaiah said, a covenant made with “death and hell” (Isaiah 28:15, 18). It all involves the Middle East, and, as I said, the news media, as well as our government–and for that matter, the governments of the world–refuse to even acknowledge the true causes and effects of the conflict that makes the quest for peace necessary.

This peace is in the making this very moment while you and I consider these matters in this commentary.

This quest for peace, as I and other prophecy observers have mentioned many times, is the number-one signal of where we stand on God’s prophetic timeline. We are watching God’s prophetic Word in the process of fulfillment, as we are seeing other prophesies in process of fulfillment. The Gog-Magog forces, for example, are coalescing; the religions of the world are beginning to amalgamate, agreeing that there are many ways to Heaven; the effort to establish one world order is on the move through Agenda 21, 30, and in other ways.

But, again, it is the desire for a Middle East peace, with Israel held up as the sticking point, that the world intensely desires. The world’s diplomatic community and the global news conglomerate refuse to hear or propose any narrative other than that which declares the tiny Jewish state guilty of holding up the peace process.

The following news excerpt proves the point, in my view.

The Arab league supported on Saturday France’s Middle East peace initiative and all international efforts to create lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians, AFP reported… Speaking before the ministers, [Palestinian president Mahmoud ] Abbas said that the time has come to “mobilize Arab and international wills” towards creating a Palestinian state, however said in order to do so Israel would have to make serious policy changes.  

Abbas called for NATO forces to replace the IDF in the West Bank as part of any peace deal that leads to the creation of a two-state solution. He also rejected the idea of recognizing Israel as a Jewish state. (“Arab League supportive of French peace initiative,” JPOST.COM ,TOVAH LAZAROFF, 05/29/2016)

The pressures are great on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government to give in to world diplomatic insistence that Israel give land for peace. That is something, of course, God says will, when it eventuates, bring total war upon the whole world (see Joel 3:2.) This will be the cause and effect of that great, fearful conflict we have come to know as Armageddon.

It will be the result of seeking a false, deadly peace, rather than that lasting and perfect peace that can only be instituted by the Prince of Peace.

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To parents and grandparents – for your Millennial generation children and grandchildren!

Terry’s new book Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind is now ready for pre-order. The publisher has made a special arrangement to make it easy for you to see to it that those young ones you love so much be given this book that we believe is so crucial to making them aware of things to soon come in this uncertain world. We, like you, want them to be Rapture Ready!

Pass It On! Don’t be a “selfie.” The next generation needs to know that Christ will be returning soon! Sadly, the Rapture is not a topic most young people are talking about over their mocha lattes or debating on social media. May we encourage you to purchase a copy of Rapture Ready to give to a younger person in your life as a conversation starter? And together we will pray that seeds will be planted that have eternal impact.

Terry’s publisher, wants to help too! Right now you can order 2 books for $20 and FREE SHIPPING.

http://www.nlpg.com/rapture-ready-2-pack

 

 

Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind

51mMbfHKUsL._SY346_Terry James’ new book

Dr. Tim LaHaye, co-author of the Left Behind series, says the following about this book:

Terry James, my long-time friend and colleague in the study of Bible prophecy, has captured the essence of why this generation is likely to be that left behind at the glorious moment when all born again believers are suddenly called into Christ’s presence. With most every signal given by Jesus and the Bible prophets pulsing in headline fashion across our hourly news, this book expresses the urgency of being spiritually prepared for prophetic things to come.

Rapture Ready…Or Not is a particularly prescient book for these troubling, though exciting times so near the end of the age.”

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Jim Fletcher, Director of ProphecyMatters.com says the following:

Whether you are Rapture Ready…Or Not, Christ’s call to believers “Come up here!” is on the very brink of happening!

This new book by Terry James is the product of what Terry is convinced is Holy Spirit-given assurance by Heaven’s cloud of witnesses of Hebrews 12: 1-2 when his heart stopped three times and he experienced clinical death on three separate occasions Good Friday of 2011.

“Each of the three times I stood in the presence of those beautiful, cheering, young people continues to be with me during my every waking moment,” James says. “It’s the first thing in my thoughts each and every morning when I wake up. The thought grows stronger by the hour. They were praising God and at the same time letting me know through their jubilation that the Lord Jesus Christ is on the very brink of intervening into this darkening world.”

The author of Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind, has never been one who believes in ecstatic experiences in any extrabiblical sense. He says he now believes, however, that, within biblical bounds, God is increasingly opening Heaven’s communications in supernatural ways held in reserve until these crucial times just before the end of the Age of Grace.

“I have been shown beyond any doubt in my spirit what these three trips to somewhere on the periphery of Heaven was about,” says James. “The primary message I’m expected to deliver is that Christ is coming in the Second Advent to establish His throne on planet earth very soon. The Lord wants it known by as many as will listen that the Rapture will take place at least seven years prior to His Second Coming to put an end to the Armageddon warfare. Like it or not, believe it or not…that coming for us in the air is going to happen—and very, very soon.”

Of his more than two dozen published books, James says this is the one whose writing the Lord has most powerfully influenced, impressing his spirit in directing the writing process.

“Every impression I deeply sensed during this book’s preparation greatly enhanced my spiritual understanding of what the Bible tells us about things immediately ahead in mankind’s prophetic future,” says James. “The bottom line message I have received and am commissioned to convey is wrapped up in one word: “urgency.” The Rapture is on the very brink of taking place.

If you ever considered taking action in helping get a book widely distributed, this should be that moment. Pastors and Bible teachers across the nation who believe God’s Word is 100 percent truth should be given a copy. Souls hang in the balance while preachers and teachers present God’s message in these closing days.

The author of Rapture Ready…Or Not: 15 Reasons This Is the Generation That Will Be Left Behind says, “My prayerful hope is that the message that Jesus wants many to come to salvation in these closing days, and for all believers to get their spiritual affairs in order will be spread quickly and thoroughly through this book. Time is rapidly running out.”

I urge you to order today to help the book achieve early visibility in the book market place. You can help support your favorite ministries that carry the book also by ordering from them.

Helping spread God’s message of the urgency of the hour to as many people of our circle of friends and family as possible—particularly to pastors and Bible teachers—is critical. I, for one, want to hear my Lord say to me in that day: “Well done, good, faithful servant.” I prayerfully believe that every person who names the majestic name of Jesus Christ also wants to hear those words from our Lord’s own lips.

You and I must help in sounding Heaven’s siren-forewarning. That’s what this book is all about!

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Rapture ready…Or Not? 15 Reasons This Is The Generation That Will Be Left Behind is available for pre-order.

Special Offer: Pre-order today at NLPG.com and you will get a FREE DIGITAL COPY of the book to start reading today and the physical copy will be mailed to you as soon as it is available for shipping.

Link to use:

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Or, you can order directly from AMAZON

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