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A Prophecy Concerning Afghanistan and the Captivity of Americans

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During the week of August 15, 2021, God spoke to me several times concerning Afghanistan:

Listen! The leadership of the United States, Russia and China are aligned with the Taliban against the West, as the profit from natural resources is their goal. China will be the chief benefactor from the plunder of the Afghans. The chieftains of the Taliban will be handsomely paid by China for the plunder; their bank accounts filled with more than they will know how to spend. The Taliban will be funded by China and has been armed already with highly advanced military might by the United States to terrorize the world. Leaders of China and the United States have a strong alliance, while Russia is assisting and watching. The region will be plundered for gas, oil and minerals. The minerals especially will enrich China, as its leaders subtly increase their presence at the Taliban’s invitation.

Be not deceived by the United States as if its leaders want to help innocent Afghans by bringing them to its shores. They are positioning Taliban terrorists within its borders to reign terror on My American people. Watch and see! You will indeed see terror that you did not think possible. Leadership of the United States will cause a multitude of Americans to be left behind in Afghanistan as a display of contempt for the United States and for Me. Citizens of other nations will be left behind as well.

Terror will reign in the hearts and lives of Americans left behind in Afghanistan, who have fled their dwellings to save their lives. They are in hiding from the Taliban, but many will be captured and killed. Many will turn to Me, for they have been abandoned by those they trusted to save them. They are lost forever from their homeland, the United States, and terror will drive many to Me. Many will suffer terribly, and many will be killed for My name’s sake. They have been forsaken, but many will find refuge in Me before they are killed for the sake of My name. I have not forsaken them, nor will I leave them.

Turn to Me and equip yourselves for the uncertainties that lies ahead; for you do not know what the future holds. But I know. Yes, turn to Me and I will carry you through uncertain times that lie ahead.

Chaplain James Linzey is a retired Army chaplain, currently serving as a Southern Baptist chaplain with the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Department of Defense-recognized United States Army volunteer reserves. On active duty, he served as the command chaplain for Cluster III of Operation Noble Eagle II under Homeland Security, headquartered at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, supervising the religious programs for 12 Air Force and Army installations in the Southwest; command chaplain of the 5035th Garrison Support Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas, supervising the religious program for the largest mobilization and demobilization mission in the continental United States; and as the first full-time chaplain for the Leader’s Training Course under the U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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THE WORKS OF THE FLESH ARE EVIDENT

 
“But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. 18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. 19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, 21 envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.”
Galatians 5:16-21
 

 God made man with a moral nature that must choose to do good and not do wrong. The animals are simply creatures of instinct and physical desire or flesh. If a man lives according to his fleshly desires, he is little different from the animals. Are you okay with that? Is it acceptable to you for people to behave like animals doing whatever the flesh desires?

Every time I turn my head, I cannot help but see the works of the flesh of Galatians 5:19-21 treated as acceptable in our society. These sins are promoted on TV, the big screen, newspaper, social media, the internet, in all kinds of entertainment. They are no longer hidden but instead are encouraged in our society. Take for instance the internet which is filled with this kind of stuff. Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram and others such as these are filled with these sins. I often hear people say that our society has moved on and that I need to be a little bit more tolerant and not so backwardBut you know what the truth is? The truth is that our society or culture hasn’t moved that much! Why? Because despite our modern technology and social acceptance and tolerance, our people are more aware and encouraged to partake of these sins of darkness.

 
You see our society tells us to be more tolerant and acceptable about sexual immorality. Our people are having pre-marital relations (fornication) before they’re married without any shame whatsoever. Sins like homosexuality, lesbianism, and prostitution are considered acceptable in our society. But the Word of God says otherwise. Consider what 1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 has to say. 

“For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; 4 that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, 5 not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God.”

 Our society now tells us that impurity is acceptable, for it is okay to have a filthy mind filled with filthy thoughts. But the Bible urges us saying, 

“To the pure, all things are pure, but to the defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their minds and their consciences are defiled.” (Titus 1:15).

 Our society tells us that debauchery is acceptable, for they know no shame and are engaged in indecent conduct, dressing to seduce.  But the Word of God says, 

“Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy.” (Romans 13:13).

 Our society now tells us that idolatry is acceptable, for they are filling their lives with gambling, sex, drugs, and alcohol, avoiding at all cost the will of God. But the Bible says,

“Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.” (Colossians 3:5).

 Society tells us that witchcraft is acceptable. In ancient times, people practiced witchcraft using drugs to stimulate people’s minds to a semi-conscious state. Later it was the witches, sorcerers, wizards, and witchdoctors who deceived and controlled people by fear. But the Bible says,

“If a person turns to mediums and necromancers, whoring after them, I will set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.” (Leviticus 20:6).

 Society tells us now that hatred is acceptable. But the Bible says, 

“For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.”  (Titus 3:3).

 Our society tells us that quarrels, arguing and disputes are acceptable.  But the Word of God says,

“But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless. 10 As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him, 11 knowing that such a person is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned.”  (Titus 3:9-11).

 Our society tells us that jealousy is acceptable. But the Bible says, 

“For you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way?” (1 Corinthians 3:3).

 Society tells us that it is okay and acceptable to have fits of rage, for they go insane when things don’t go their way to the point where they cannot control themselves. But the Bible says, 

“A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.” (Proverbs 29:11).

 Society tells us that selfish gratification and ambition are acceptable, for they will go at any length to get what they want no matter the consequences and who is hurt in the way. They want the praise of men and recognition for themselves just like the Jewish brethren that Paul spoke of in Galatians 6:12.

“It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.”

Our society tells us that it is acceptable to have dissensions, for it is okay to have our own opinion as long as it agrees with theirs. Otherwise, it will become a big issue for them! But the Bible says, 

“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.”  (Proverbs 18:2).

 Our society tells us that envy is acceptable. But Paul said of the those who were dividing the church by demanding circumcision as a condition of salvation, 

“They zealously seek you in no good way; nay, they desire to shut you out, that ye may seek them.”  (Galatians 4:17).

 Society tells us that envy is acceptable. But the Word of God says,

“A tranquil heart is the life of the flesh; But envy is the rottenness of the bones.” (Proverbs 14:30).

 Our society now tells us that drunkenness is acceptable. But the Bible says,

“Be not among winebibbers, Among gluttonous eaters of flesh: 21 For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.” (Proverbs 23:20-21).

 Again, our society tells us that orgies are acceptable. Websites are filled with ads encouraging many to come and get involved. But again, the Bible says,

“For the time that is past suffices for doing what the Gentiles want to do, living in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry.” (1 Peter 4:3).

CONCLUSION:

Society tells us that it is okay to have sexual relations with someone as long as it is not with my spouse! It is okay to have filthy thoughts as longs as it is not with those I love! It is okay to dress to seduce as longs as it is not my partner that they’re trying to seduce! It is okay to take drugs and drink alcohol as long as they don’t do it at my house!

I can go on and on but the point we must stress is that many of them agree with the Bible when it is convenient and suits them. They ignore that their salvation is at stake! Those who are Christians and are guilty of these sins must repent, for they will not inherit the kingdom of heaven.  Heaven is only for those who are victorious over sin (Revelation 21:6-8). Those who want to taste salvation, loving life and see good days (1 Peter 3:10) have turned away from sin and depend on God’s direction to transform their lives. And though we might be Christians, if the fruit of the Spirit is not seen in us, we are still walking in darkness like those in the world. A genuine Christian shows evidence of a Spirit-filled life, for they have allowed the Word of God to change their heart. They know they belong to Christ so they must crucify the flesh with its passions and desires. They have put to death the works of the flesh, for they want to be right with God and do His will to please Him and go to heaven.
 
May we provoke one another to love and good works (Hebrews 10:24; Galatians 6:10).
 
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