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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, June 14, 2021, and this is Episode #19 of Series 2021. This episode is titled “Let’s Get ‘Woke’ about UFOs”
There’s been a lot of talk lately about UFOs, especially with the upcoming release of the United States government’s report on the topic. Back in my day, anyone who believed in UFOs was considered a quack.
That epithet stood firm until a few years ago when highly reputable people–like navy pilot Commanding Officer David Fravor–reported seeing a UFO while flying over the Pacific Ocean in November 2004. Since then, reports about UFO sightings have been increasing at a phenomenal rate. These sightings are now referred to as UAPs, or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena, perhaps to divest them of the heretofore charlatan flavor of the term UFO.
So, what is really going on here with these unidentified aerial phenomena or UAPs? Are these aircraft secret military vehicles invented by an enemy nation to spy on the United States? If so, why are UFOs appearing all over the world? Are they aliens from another planet or from a place outside of our known universe?
In analyzing some debris from a UFO crash (please see a February 15, 2021, article referenced at the end of this post), the Pentagon admitted that it has in its possession “off-world vehicles not made on this earth.” Did you hear that? “Off-world vehicles.” So, our government has admitted that UFOs are not of this world.
Moreover, US intelligence officials have found no evidence proving that the UFOs encountered by US Navy pilots were alien spacecraft. At the same time, they have not reached a conclusion as to what they are.
Well, if they are not of this world, and if they are not alien spacecraft, then what are they? And what are they doing making their appearance all over our globe?
As always, the Bible gives us the answer. Yes, the Bible. Are you surprised? If so, then you need to read the Bible. It has answers to what’s going on in the world today.
One thing the Bible tells us is that there were angels who, together with Satan, rebelled against God and were expelled from heaven. After they fell, these rebellious or fallen angels retained much of their supernatural power and knowledge. They were sent to a place the Bible calls “the second heaven”, and that is where they are now. Just so you know, the Bible speaks of three heavens. The first heaven is the atmosphere immediately surrounding the earth. The second heaven is the place where the fallen angels have their headquarters and from which they strategize, conduct, and execute their nefarious schemes upon the earth. And the third heaven is the place where God and the good angels reside.
While one of the chief theories about UFOs is that they are piloted by alien invaders, the Bible reveals otherwise. The Bible reveals that the UFO phenomenon is part of the coming Great Deception. This is Satan’s evil plan to deceive humanity and to corrupt the human race.
So, UFOs are vehicles from the second heaven, piloted by fallen angels, to bring deception to humanity. Most of the earth’s population will consider them to be alien beings from another planet when, in reality, they are Satanic beings from the second heaven.
According to an article written by Dr. Wyatt Cox and published by The International Society of Christian Apologetics, most people believe that the UFO phenomenon “is about physical spaceships piloted by aliens from incredibly far away solar systems.” But, as Dr. Cox further explains, “The evidence…when examined from a Biblical worldview, clearly points to a far different explanation.”
As Dr. Cox points out, “The primary reason Satan uses UFOs is to spread his false gospel and to hinder the Gospel of Christ from being effectively proclaimed. A false gospel results in a false salvation. A false gospel leads people to rebel against God. UFOs is [sic] one of Satan’s resources that works [sic] well in certain cultures. If one believes the false gospel the demons masquerading as UFO aliens proclaim, then the true gospel message found in the Bible will be rejected.”
Ever since the fall of Adam and Eve, Satan has been trying to corrupt the human race–first to prevent the coming of the Messiah and now to prevent people from believing in the Messiah’s return. When the Messiah does return to remove His followers from the earth in the cataclysmic event called the Rapture, the world government at that time will explain away this event by saying that Christians disappeared because they were of a lesser consciousness and not suited to remain on the earth, while those who remained on earth were of a higher consciousness and qualified to remain. But this will be a blatant lie!
In 1 Thessalonians 4: 16-17, the Bible explains what will happen when Christ’s Followers suddenly disappear: “For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a commanding shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet call of God. First, the believers who have died will rise from their graves. Then, together with them, we who are still alive and remain on the earth will be caught up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. Then we will be with the Lord forever.”
You, too, can be part of the Rapture when the Lord returns to rescue His followers. You, too, can be with the Lord forever. But you must repent of your sin and receive Him as your Savior.
My warning to you today is the same as Jesus’ warning when He was on this earth and as found in Matthew 24: 4: “Watch out that no one deceives you!” The fallen angels and their UFOs are trying to deceive you and the entire world. Do not fall into their trap!
Unless you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, you will be deceived. Only He can keep you from deception because He alone is Truth. In John 14: 6, Jesus said this: “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one can come to the Father except through Me.”
Regardless of what anyone tells you, there is only one way to be saved. There is only one way to heaven, and that way is Jesus Christ. Won’t you accept Him now? Won’t you say yes to His offer of the gift of eternal life?
Pray this simple prayer with me now:
Lord Jesus, I need You. I do not want to be deceived by Satan. I do not want to go to Hell. I invite You into my life now. I receive You as my personal Savior and the Lord of my life. Thank You for forgiving me and bringing me into Your family. Thank You for saving me. Thank You for giving me eternal life. I pray this in Your Name. Amen.
If you sincerely prayed this prayer, please write to me at email@example.com. I would like to send you a free e-booklet that will help you get started in your walk with Christ. I also encourage you to get yourself a Bible and read it every single day. The Bible is God’s love letter to you, His manual for your life. In the Bible, God reveals Who He is, and He teaches you how to live.
Finally, ask the Lord to lead you to the church of His choice for you where you can learn about Him and have fellowship and encouragement with other Christ-Followers. It is critically important in these last days to fellowship with other believers who are mature in Christ and who can guide you as you grow in Him.
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When a young, female auditor discovers evidence that the man she loves is an embezzler, she must choose between ruining him or ruining herself.
Amy Torelli, Chief Auditor for New York City-based Enson Pharmaceuticals, is assigned to audit the books of Enson’s Italian branch in the enchanting city of Milan, Italy. Having made an inner vow never to trust a man again because of her father’s betrayal, Amy finds herself falling in love with Enson Italia’s American-born Vice-President, Ted Masters. Will Ted be the one to cause her to break her inner vow?
Ted Masters is on the run. A run from rejection. From himself. From God. Having been wounded by a father who made him feel worthless, and having been dumped by the woman he wanted to marry, Ted is determined to keep all women at bay. But will Amy Torelli be the reason he changes his mind?
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