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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Blowout (04/28/11)

TITLE: The Greatest Blowout
By Andrew Charles


It sounds like the roar of a hundred freight trains racing across the countryside, the well blew out, spewing oil in all directions. The derrick simply evaporated. Casings wilted like lettuce out of water, as heavy machinery withered and twisted into grotesque shapes in the blazing inferno. This is a description from an unknown source what happens with the uncontrolled release of crude oil or natural gas after the pressure control systems of the oil or natural gas well fails.

Could there even be a greater release of energy yet to come? We have also seen atomic weapons and their energy. They are very powerful. Who could have a greater weapons arsenal than this? When we look in the Book of Revelation we can see a list of God’s weapons. We can see in the sixth chapter of Revelation there is a great earthquake that is so horrific that it moves every mountain and island. We just saw an earthquake this year that moved the land of Japan. After this great earthquake we find the kings and generals and rich and strong and all other intellectual heathens hiding in caves. They acknowledge that this tremendous blowout is the wrath of the Lamb.

We certainly don’t want to be here for that event. But do we have any hope of escaping. The good news is that we certainly do. In Daniel 12:1 it states, “At that time shall arise Michael, the great prince who has charge of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been seen since there was a nation till that time; but your people shall be delivered, every one whose name shall be written in the book.” So you can get a proper time frame the resurrection shortly follows. As early as Moses we learn of the book of life when Moses says to God, “But now, if thou wilt forgive thy sin-and if not, blot me I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.”

Pope Leo XIII must have read this prophecy of Michael the Archangel’s future rescue. At a very old age after celebrating mass, while at a conference with the Cardinals he fell onto the floor and physicians could find no pulse. A short time later the Pope came out of his trance and said with great emotion, “Oh, what a horrible picture I have been permitted to see.” To summarize he had seen in the midst of believers evil spirits who had been released from Hell. In the midst of this horrible event St. Michael the Archangel appeared and rescued the believers from Satan and his legion of fallen angels.

Let me interject at this point that another prominent Catholic priest also went into a trance. It was Bishop Malachi who when walking into Jerusalem fell into a deep trance and told of the coming popes and a description of each. Of interest the next pope will the final pope when Christ returns. You will find all prophecy teachers regardless of denomination know about this event. It is even in the Catholic Encyclopedia.

The following is the original version of the petition that Pope Leo XIII created to St. Michael. ‘O Glorious Prince of the heavenly host, St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in the battle and in the terrible warfare that we are waging against the principalities and powers, against the rulers of this world of darkness, against the evil spirits. Come to the aid of man, whom Almighty God created immortal, made in His own image and likeness, and redeemed at a great price from the tyranny of Satan.’

It’s interesting to note that Michael Voris of Real Catholic TV has reported that Bishop Thomas Paporcki of Springfield Illinois has instructed everyone in his diocese to pray the prayer to St Michael the Archangel publicly after every mass. Michael Voris also reported on his show that the Catholic Church is in a state of rebellion. This rebellion is referred to as a sign of the last days. Paul said, “Don’t let anyone deceive you in any way that day will not come until the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness is revealed.” (2 Thessalonians 2:3)

This is compelling evidence of the blessed hope being close. Shouldn’t we all pray that God will send Michael to rescue us from this terrible blowout of His wrath on evil?

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Mildred Sheldon05/05/11
I don't know too much about other religions beliefs, but I do know my Bible and the end times will be led by none other then Jesus Christ God's only begotten Son.
Andrew Charles05/05/11
This is in regards to the Rapture of the church not the 2nd coming of Christ at the end of the age.
diana kay05/07/11
well written and with drama without melodrama..... :)
Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom 05/09/11
Whether other people believe this interpretation or not the message is clear.

Horrible things are happening on Earth and Jesus will rescue those who have asked him into his heart. We never know what tomorrow will bring and we should always be prepared.

It's obvious you have passion to spread the news of Christ and it is good to hear what others believe and to read our Bible and pray to have an open heart. You accomplish that in your piece.

Some will learn from you and you may learn some from others- Don't get discouraged keep spreading the news of Jesus.
Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom 05/13/11
Congratulations for placing 7th in level 2!