Monday, Feb 13, 2023

Are You Connecting the Dots?

by Dr. MaryAnn Diorio


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Hello and Happy Day! This is Dr. MaryAnn Diorio, novelist and life coach, welcoming you to another episode of Winning with the Word. Today is Monday, February 13, 2023, and this is Episode #7 of Series 2023. This episode is titled “Are You Connecting the Dots”?

Have you figured it out yet that God is judging the earth? How else do you explain the apocalyptic events that are occurring all around us—and all at the same time? Earthquakes of immense proportions. Weather patterns that are unprecedented. Lawlessness that has run rampant. Insane thinking that defies description and credibility. 

Where is all of this craziness leading? To exactly where the Bible predicts it will lead: to the rise of the one-world religion, one-world economic system, and one-world government led by the worst dictator in human history known as the AntiChrist.

In case you don’t know it, this dictator is already in the wings, waiting patiently to make his appearance on center stage after the Rapture and during the Tribulation. He will be the man who brings a supposed peace in the Middle East, the man who seemingly reconciles the world with Israel and Israel with the world, the man who gets the chaos under control after millions of Christians suddenly disappear in the Rapture. He will be brilliant, charismatic, and powerful. 

And, he will be a Deceiver!

In fact, he will be the human personification of the chief deceiver of all time, Satan himself.

So, you may be asking, how do you know all this, Dr. MaryAnn?

Simple. It has all been predicted in the Bible. Of course, if you don’t read the Bible, you very likely will have no clue about what is really going on. All you see are the events, but you don’t know what is going on behind the events and who is instigating them.

My friend, I urge you to read the Bible. God gave it to us as our manual for life. Just as you get a manual for your car, you get a manual for your life. That manual is called the Bible.

But very few people read it.

The Bible contains prophecies about the future. Most of these prophecies have already come to pass. Many of them are being fulfilled before our very eyes. And some of them have yet to be fulfilled.

Everything the Bible prophesies happens according to God’s plan. But most people are not connecting the dots. Why not? Because they do not know the Bible. It’s all explained in that Book above all books. The Book that is the best-selling book of all time, but the book that most people relegate to a shelf to collect dust.

But they do so at their own peril. You see, my friends, God is warning us and has been warning us all along of what the future holds. There are signs in the heavens that foretell the events of the last days. In the last few years, we’ve witnessed several blood moons, comets, asteroids, unusual planetary alignments, solar flares, and a host of other signs through which God is speaking to us. Well, you may say, these things have been happening for centuries. Yes, but not all at the same time!  It’s called Convergence, all the signs of the end happening at the same time.

But, sadly, few are paying attention. Most, instead, are engaged in pursuing their own interests, with no thought toward the future except their 401Ks, their IRAs, or their next vacation. Are you among them?

But what about your spiritual future? What about what will happen to you if you are left behind to endure the horrendous torment of the AntiChrist during the Tribulation? What about eternity? Will you spend it in heaven or in hell?

Jesus said that in the last days, many would be deceived. In fact, when the disciples asked Jesus to describe the events of the last days, the first thing Jesus said to them was, “Do not be deceived.”  

Today, most of the world is being deceived. It is believing the lie of the New World Order instead of the truth of the Bible. Indeed, the Bible is discounted and demeaned and discredited as an archaic book with no contemporary application. Yet, the Bible has never been more relevant than it is now. The Bible, my friend, has never been wrong. Never!

So, you have a choice to make. Will you believe the lies of Satan and the New World Order? Or will you believe God and the Bible? Your choice has eternal implications.

Let me ask you this: If you are not yet a follower of Jesus Christ, what is your life like? Are you experiencing peace deep down inside? Are your relationships prospering, or are you struggling in your marriage, your parenting, or your workplace? Do you feel empty and hopeless inside? Are you looking for answers to the meaning of life and your purpose here on this earth?

All of these are excellent questions. The answer to each one lies in Jesus Christ. He alone can give you true peace. He alone can give you loving relationships. He alone can fill that void inside that only God can fill. He alone can give your life meaning and purpose.

This same Jesus is coming back soon to remove from the earth all those who follow Him. Will you be among them? You can be, you know. The only thing you need to do is to receive Him as your Savior and Lord.

How do you do that? By asking Him to come into your life. Won’t you do that now with me? Let’s pray :

Lord Jesus, I need peace in my life. I need purpose and meaning. I don’t want to be left behind when the Rapture occurs. I want You to take me with You so that I can live with you forever. I acknowledge and admit that I have sinned against You. I ask You to forgive me as I turn away from my sin. I receive You now as my Savior and my Lord. Thank You for saving me and for loving me. In Your Name I pray. Amen.

If you have acknowledged that you are a sinner, if you have repented of sinning against the Most High God, and if you have received Jesus as your Savior and Lord, you are now a born-again child of God. Write to me at and request my free e-booklet titled After You’re Born Again. It will help you get started in your exciting life journey with Jesus.

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Until next time, remember that God loves you just as you are and just where you are, and that He will help you to keep on Winning with the Word!


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