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Has God Given Up?

This writer has to be honest. When I survey the earths and the nation’s landscapes of human rebellion I’ve said inwardly, “it’s all just not worth trying to save it.”

By that, I’m not thinking of the billions of lost souls, but of this system increasingly driven by evil intention, obviously in the grip of the principalities and powers of Ephesians 6: 12. In speaking with others interested in Bible prophecy (and it is an increasing number interested, I’ve found) I find the same attitude at times.

Why not just give up and let them have the planet? That is, let ‘em have what’s coming to ‘em…

One such matter of late that feeds this wrongful attitude by those of us who long for Christ’s Return is found in the frustration engendered by apostate defectors of those who are supposed to beat the top of Christendom.

At the same time, the very word Christendom is, in my opinion, a word created by the humanist vernacular corrupters who include every strange wind of doctrine within this terminology. In fact, the word Christendom, in my view, postures the apostates for their imposition upon the end times religious landscape. Something we witness by, again in my view, perhaps the apex apostate of this time so near the beginning of the Tribulation.

The following, I hope, will demonstrate the point.

ROME — We humans “must repent and modify our lifestyles” because of our abuse of Mother Earth, Pope Francis states in a message released Thursday.

In his Message for the Celebration of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the pontiff decries the “mistreatment” of our common home stemming from “our consumerist excesses,” “tyrannical anthropocentrism,” “predatory economic interests,” and “short sighted and selfish actions” leading to “the collapse of our planet’s ecosystems.”

“In the first place, it is our sister, mother earth, who cries out. Prey to our consumerist excesses, she weeps and implores us to put an end to our abuses and to her destruction,” Francis declares in his Message.

Because of human irresponsibility “countless species are dying out and their hymns of praise silenced,” the pope laments, while the ancestral lands of indigenous peoples “are being invaded and devastated on all sides, ‘provoking a cry that rises up to heaven.’”

Because of the “climate crisis,” the poor disproportionately suffer the impact of “the drought, flooding, hurricanes and heat waves that are becoming ever more intense and frequent,” the Pope asserts. (oke Pope Francis goes all in! Calls for ‘Green economics,’ ‘Green spirituality,’ and ‘Green education’! Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) May 25, 2021)

The article referenced above contained much more –all pointing to Mother Earth worship and agreement with the globalist mantra of climate change as the number one crisis facing mankind. It is the same madness spewed incessantly by those who sit in the high places of Ephesians 6: 12. –The same human minions who occupy the seats of power within the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the political powers that be within the United States who tell us we must suffer along with the world in order to keep from murdering the planet. –The same ideological types of wickedness and evil that institutionalizes the murder of millions of babies in the wombs of their mothers each year.

The scripture burns into the cogitation while considering these times that must certainly be the last of the last days before the Rapture of the church.

Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.” (Romans 1: 21-25)

So, it is with this type of thinking, foisted by the likes of this apostate pope, that makes me sometimes say, why not just let ‘em have it? The scripture says that when they worship the creation more than the creator, God gives up on them, does it not? Why not just concentrate on putting out the Gospel Message and not worry with trying to correct the situations of geopolitical, cultural, societal and religious, satanic evil storming upon this doomed planet?

Then the Conviction comes from the Holy Spirit Who Indwells… God is God and you are not.  He hasn’t given up and will not until the prophecies are fulfilled. Who are you to do so? You are to be salt and light. Salt is a preservative and you are here to delay the complete corruption that is coming –delay, not stop the decay. You are to be light in an ever-darkening world of rebellion against the Creator of all things.

Points well made –and understood. And, Points taken to heart.

God changes not, and His word, I believe, tells us today like He did the prophets of Israel as given in Ezekiel 3: 17-19. This, of course, is not to say that we are prophets in that Old or New Testament sense, but we are to watch (Mark 13: 37) for Christ’s Return. We do so by observing the times and seasons, unlike the Judaizers who weren’t paying attention, thus missed their Messiah’s coming in the first Advent.

We are responsible for getting out the prophetic Word of forewarning In these closing days of the age. We are not to give up or give in, because the Lord we serve tells otherwise.

And we are Charged by that same Lord to put forth His Wonderful Grace Gift Offer so you, too, if you don’t know Jesus as Savior, can be Urged by the Holy Spirit to accept Him this very moment. You will then have the Promise of going to Heaven and to be Gloriously Alive forever with all of God’s Riches as your Inheritance.

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. (Romans 10:9–10)


  1. Sandra Zollman says:

    Nothing this pope says would surprise me. He is no different from all the preceding evil pope’s. They murdered millions, practiced fornication, adultery, homosexuality,lied, stoled, fathered children and approved and supported evil kings and politicians worldwide. The popes main concern was power and politics. Francis came in looking like a sweet kind old man and of late his true colors are finally showing. He refused to condemn sinning and is again involved with politicians in their control of the masses using the environment. Foxes Book of Martyrs is a hard read but every Christian and Catholic should read it. It’s very clear that the sole purpose of the church is to manipulate and control the people while becoming very wealthy through many nefarious ways. When any church leader teaches that you shouldn’t read the Bible because only one man can properly understand it you know you have a cult. The popes throughout the history of the Catholic church we’re exceedingly wicked. This popes god is power. He repeatedly ignores the word of God for his own agenda. I believe the false prophet of Revelation is the Roman Catholic pope either present or to come shortly.

  2. A Clark says:

    I think the rendering in the text is “given over” not “given up”… right? The notion of given over seems a little different meaning, maybe just a nuance but I never took away the meaning that the Lord gives up. It’s more a decision to release people to their own way if that is what they choose, a sure path to judgement (Romans 2:2). It all began with the suppression of biblical truth and has expanded to the rejection of all truth (scientific included).

    Now the Romans 1 progression has led to the final phase and likely the point of no return: being given over to a depraved mind, a mind that rages and is incapable of acknowledging truth.

  3. Ed Wood says:

    Why hasn’t God given up?

    Maybe the answer is found here in Abraham’s conversation with God regarding Sodom and Gomorrah:

    Genesis {18:24} Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that [are] therein? {18:25} That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the
    Judge of all the earth do right? {18:26} And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I
    will spare all the place for their sakes.

    I think that our task while we are still here is to get God’s message out whenever the opportunity arises and grow the faithful remnant until that last believer is added to the count.

  4. Harvey says:

    God is faithful. He will do as He says and does not change His mind.
    The Catholic Church is anti-Christ and always was. The sad thing is much of Christian church does not recognize this .Neither do most of the adherents of the Catholic church. They have been successfully kept in the dark.
    I understand the desire of many for the Rapture to come now but God is not without mercy. A question comes to mind about the timing. Ezekiel 38 & 39 is raised often these days, and it seems it could occur at any time. The Gog &Magog army is destroyed in Israel Gog is killed. That could be Putin out of the picture. The Israelis burn the weapons for the next 7 years. They do not have to use trees for firewood. How does this affect our end times calendar?

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