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city of pasadena threatens church members with one year of jail for attending indoor services!

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From Hal Turner Radio Show

The city of Pasadena, Calif., is threatening a local church with fines, jail and even closure for violating government restrictions prohibiting indoor worship services.

The congregation, Harvest Church, filed a lawsuit in July against the state of California over the restrictions and has continued to meet indoors. The suit said the attendees are required to wear masks and that seats are configured so people are socially distanced. Temperatures also are taken when individuals enter the building, according to the suit.

Last week, Pasadena’s chief assistant city prosecutor sent Harvest Church Pastor Che Ahn a letter, threatening fines and up to one year in jail for anyone who attends a future service. The letter also threatens “potential closure of your Church.”

Churches in most of California are permitted only to meet outdoors, provided they social distance.

“We have information that your Church was conducting live indoor church services at the location where anywhere from 50 to 100 people or more attended,” the letter, dated Aug. 13, reads. “It was also noted that the people who attended the services, as well as church staff, were not complying with the relevant governmental orders concerning social distancing or the wearing of protective masks. All of these are violations of the law.

“… This letter is to remind you that violations of these orders are criminal in nature. Each day in violation is a separate violation and carries with it a potential punishment of up to one year in jail and a fine for each violation. More importantly, these violations subject your parishioners, staff and the public at large to potential exposure to this lethal disease. Your compliance with these Orders is not discretionary, it is mandatory. Any violations in the future will subject your church, owners, administrators, operators, staff, and parishioners to the above-mentioned criminal penalties as well as the potential closure of your Church.”

Liberty Counsel, which is representing the church, says the restrictions by the state and the city violate the congregation’s constitutionally protected freedoms of religion, speech and assembly.

“The City of Pasadena, like Gov. Gavin Newsom, encourages thousands of people to gather for mass protests, but now consider in-person worship to be a criminal offense,” said Liberty Counsel founder and Chairman Mat Staver. “These actions of the City of Pasadena and Gov. Gavin Newsom are akin to repressive foreign regimes, not America where the First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion. The First Amendment erects a wall which the state may not breach to close churches and incarcerate pastors and parishioners.”

Defiance! Thousands Attend California Megachurch Despite Governor Mandate

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This story didn’t get any coverage (doesn’t fit the narrative) but it was good to see some churches defying state orders like this one in California. It’s a small victory in a massive spiritual war. God bless and here is the story from MSN.com

Crews battling California, Colorado wildfiresThis Mega Grocery Chain Is Now Open Later Than EverCalifornia megachurch draws thousands at in-person services defying state coronavirus orders

The pastor of a megachurch in Los Angeles defended the church’s decision to allow thousands in for services Sunday, defying California state orders amid the coronavirus outbreak.a clock tower lit up at night: California megachurch draws thousands at in-person services defying state coronavirus orders© Getty Images California megachurch draws thousands at in-person services defying state coronavirus orders

Grace Community Church held in-person services on Sunday, and pastor John MacArthur told CNN that 6,000 or 7,000 people showed up.https://www.dianomi.com/smartads.epl?id=3533

The crowd size defies a state order released at the end of July that limits indoor attendance at a place of worship to 25 percent of a building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees, whichever is lower.

Asked about his disregard of coronavirus restrictions, MacArthur dismissed the responsibility for him to follow such guidelines.

“When we look inside of your church, it is indoors, as you said, there’s thousands of people, there is absolutely no social distancing, there [are] no masks. Why not get creative, so you can obey, as you put it ‘god’s law,’ but also obey public health regulations?” CNN’s Brianna Keilar asked the pastor.

MacArthur responded that the church had been creative, putting a tent up in an overflow area and a screen in the middle of a large patio, but he said both areas filled up and people poured into the worship center.

“We don’t orchestrate this, this is a church. We don’t ask people to make a reservation to come to church,” he said.

Pressed on his decision to open the doors, he said he wasn’t going to have people “standing outside in a mob.”

“We opened the doors because that’s what we are, we’re a church and we’re going to trust those people to make adult decisions about the reality of their physical and spiritual health and how that balance works for each one of them,” he said. “Nobody’s forcing anything, they’re here because they want to be here.”

MacArthur called the restrictions on places of worship put in place to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus “not constitutional” and “burdensome,” and argued they make “no sense in light of the actual numbers of death” members of his church are seeing.

The Los Angeles County health department reported 2,428 new coronavirus cases and 58 new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the country total to 200,802 cases and 4,763 deaths.

Statewide, California reported a total of 586,056 COVID-19 cases and 10,648 fatalities as of Wednesday.

“We Have no King but Caesar” John 19:15

This is what I hear in the background when I see how the Evangelicals keep justifying everything Donald Trump says and does. I know that scripture has to do with the Crucifixion of Jesus and not His birth (it’s Christmas eve 2019) but yet it fits with what’s going on today.

As we know President Trump is very upset because of an article written by magazine Christianity Today that called for Trumps removal. The article cited Trump’s “profoundly immoral” conduct in office among other things and called for his impeachment and removal from office.

Now the magazine has renewed it’s criticism as stated here in this Reuters article:

Christianity Today, the magazine founded by the late Reverend Billy Graham, renewed its criticism of President Donald Trump in a new editorial that cited his “misuses of power” and asked fellow Christians to examine their loyalty to him, days after a controversial editorial that called for his impeachment.

The 130,000-circulation magazine, which has 4.3 million monthly website viewers, in its editorial last week cited Trump’s “profoundly immoral” conduct in office, drawing immediate criticism from Trump and dozens of evangelical leaders.

But the magazine’s president, Timothy Dalrymple, wrote in the editorial, headlined “The Flag in the Whirlwind,” that evangelicals’ embrace of Trump means being tied to his “rampant immorality, greed, and corruption; his divisiveness and race-baiting; his cruelty and hostility to immigrants and refugees.”

“With profound love and respect,” Dalrymple said, “we ask our brothers and sisters in Christ to consider whether they have given to Caesar what belongs only to God: their unconditional loyalty.”

The editorial praised the Trump administration’s judicial appointment, “advocacy of life, family, and religious liberty.” But it said, “It is one thing to praise his accomplishments; it is another to excuse and deny his obvious misuses of power.

Dalrymple pledged to open up a “serious discussion about how our activity as Christians shapes our activity as citizens” in 2020. He declined to be interviewed until after the Christmas holiday.

Not to be outdone, nearly 200 evangelical leaders condemned the article by Christianity Today. In part their statement said that the magazine “offensively questioned the spiritual integrity and Christian witness of tens-of-millions of believers who take seriously their civic and moral obligations,”. In other words these so called “leaders” don’t like it when their sin is laid bare for the world to see. A blind man could see how they’re compromising with the god of this world. In my opinion that’s one of the biggest problem the church has, spiritual blindness.

Their letter to the magazine continues; “We are, in fact, not ‘far-right’ evangelicals as characterized by the author,” the letter said. “Rather, we are Bible-believing Christians and patriotic Americans who are simply grateful that our president has sought our advice as his administration has advanced policies that protect the unborn, promote religious freedom, reform our criminal justice system, contribute to strong working families through paid family leave, protect the freedom of conscience, prioritize parental rights, and ensure that our foreign policy aligns with our values while making our world safer, including through our support of the State of Israel.”

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As always it comes back to “support of the State of Israel” for these folks. They believe in the false doctrine of Israel first and the pre-trib rapture with a coming anti-christ. What they don’t (or do) realize is that the man they’re serving is the very same anti-christ they’ve been warning themselves about for decades.

By continuing to support Trump no matter what he says or does, the so called Evangelical leaders are saying “we have no king but Caesar” just as the Pharisees and their followers did at the crucifixion. Soon we will be coming into a time when disloyalty to Trump will be considered a crime. It’s not here yet but it’s coming, you can bet on it. Then these same ‘leaders” will send the thought police and their drones after us, the remnant who refuses to worship the beast or take his mark.

Something shifted in the spiritual realm as we went into the winter solstice this year, 2019. The other day it was dark at 10:30 am like we were going into a sunset. That was a manifestation of something that happened on the spiritual side of the ether. Stay ready at all times, especially spiritually. Jesus said there would be things coming upon the earth that would make mens hearts fail them (Luke 21:26) and I believe we will start seeing some supernatural things. Soon.

Prayed up and prepped up!

Johnny

We Must Always Remember The War is Spiritual

I started the YouTube channel Don’t Speak News after a lot of praying. Once I got my confirmation I got going in earnest in September 2017. I started out by focusing on spiritual warfare and how to defeat Satan in your spiritual battles. Over time God has expanded things and now I’m in the role of the watchman, warning His people of things coming. However after prayer and study time this morning I was told to remind everyone of where the real war lies, in the spiritual realm that we can’t see.

Ephesians 6:12 tells us exactly where this battle lies. The world at large doesn’t understand this war as they’re not born again in the spirit which keeps them blind. That’s why our job of evangelizing the world until Jesus returns is so important. We need to keep spreading the good news to get people their salvation but just as important baptism in the Holy Spirit. Then and only then will their eyes be opened so they can discern the times and events going on around them.

The video below (audio only) illustrates this war and shows how it can manifest itself at any time and even in church! The demon that cries out was in the keyboard player for the church! She was singing along with the choir just minutes before this outburst. We must always be ready to deal with manifestations like this because guess what? Outbursts like this are occurring at an astonishing pace! Just ask the exorcists over in Rome. They are training as many as possible because they’re being overwhelmed with demonic manifestations!

This war is the one that is the most important because the churches have been completely infiltrated! This clip is old and the problem is getting worse, especially compounded with the hopelessness the news brings daily! Remember where you true battle lies and don’t be afraid of the enemy! Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world!

The Spiritual War Won’t End Until Jesus Returns

And it will get more intense the closer we get to the end of the age. Lucifer/Satan knows his time is short and therefore he’s unleashing all of his demons and it’s become more savage than ever before. People are becoming ENRAGED because of the dark forces that have been unleashed. We are seeing it manifest more and more in the workplace (shooting yesterday) the churches, families, etc.

I could go on and on but there’s no point, we all know how dark things have become. But there’s hope. Hope in Jesus Christ. We have to press in close even if we don’t feel His presence. Remember this is a dark time so it’s not going to be as easy as it once was to hear from the Lord. When the devil lies and says God doesn’t care you gotta stand firm and also ask for prayer! Ask me here or on the channel but ask! Other subscribers will also respond as we have a family of believers here who care. God bless and stand firm!

Taking Some Time off to Pray and Reflect

Hey everyone I am going to take a break from the show for a bit, starting yesterday. I’ve been feeling very burnt out and tired lately and I’m being told to step back for a bit to refocus. It happens from time to time and when I feel like I’ve hit a brick wall it’s time to step back or I’ll just continue to be frustrated which can lead to bitterness and that’s NOT good.

I will continue and press forward but it’s time for a prayer and recharge break. To be honest I don’t know how much longer I’ll be on this mission. God can change it anytime He chooses and I feel like a change is coming. What that change will be is what I’m seeking His guidance on.

God bless and take care,

Johnny