||The Unspeakable Gift
Practically everyone is aware of calamities to arise in the "last days", a time
often referred to as the "apocalypse". Even the word "apocalypse" is a source of
either conscious or unconscious anxiety to many people. To some It is a source of
nagging fear that disturbs their tranquility. We forcibly push it out of our conscious minds and rigorously ignore it for the sake of peace of mind. For others, however, it is a future event that may never come to pass. Even the ancient saints thought it was just around the corner, so why should we worry about it now? What most people do not want to acknowledge is that the apocalypse is already here, the evidence is everywhere around us and grows more critical with each passing day.
There is a great tendency for people to think of the Apocalypse as only a time
of fear, pain, purging, and punishment. We paint it all black and that is what we
talk about. But that Is only one picture, and only the unrepentant have that bleak
intimidating picture to face. For those who are actively repenting there is another
picture painted in brilliant color and with marvelous divine promises, blessings
of revelation, and divine guidance to encourage them. Furthermore, for those who
are born of the Spirit, there is a life totally above all the pain and sorrow.
This immunity, for those willing to apply themselves to the quest proposed in this
book, will not only avoid the trauma and chaos of the apocalypse but will obtain
the promises of a land of milk and honey, peace, joy, and continued learning from