But first, we’d like to remind you of some earlier posts we’ve written about this creationist sage. Be sure to check out Creationist News From Jack Chick, and don’t miss Creationist Comic Books from Jack Chick.
Okay, with no further introduction, here are some excerpts from Jack Chick’s message, with bold font added by us:
For the unsaved, there must be deep-seated despair in their hearts, with states going bankrupt, delayed tax refunds, elections in turmoil, confusion and dread of what’s coming. Movies showing the end of the world, worries about the Mayan calendar ending in 2012 — it can be described in a few words: “What a Mess!”
Yes, despair is the word for it — especially regarding the Mayan doomsday prediction. Let’s read on:
Satan is having a great time. After all, the world’s system is his. He claimed this when he tempted the Lord Jesus. The devil showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them and said: “All these things will I give thee if thou wilt fall down and worship me,” (Matthew 4:8-10). God gave Satan this position until Jesus returns and rules from Jerusalem.
We’re familiar with that. Here it is in the King James version:
[Matthew 4: 8-9] Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
And here it is again:
[Luke 4: 6] And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
As you can see from a literal reading of the text, that was quite a mountain. From its lofty peak, one could see the whole of the flat earth at one time. The most remarkable thing is that these words were written around three centuries after the Greeks had worked out not only the shape of the globe, but also its size. See spherical Earth. And then see Eratosthenes and the Size of the Earth.
Let’s get back to Chick’s message:
Today, Satan has the world glued to their televisions, lost in sports, games, or watching everyone arguing about the cares of this world. But, as believers, we have the advantage of knowing that Jesus is coming soon. However, there is going to be lots of blood on our hands if we don’t share the Gospel.
Are you taking notes? Good. We continue:
Hopeless teens are everywhere hiding from reality by using drugs, sex and thinking of suicide. They block out the world with cell phones, texting or playing video games, because they dread their hopeless future. …
A sad situation indeed. Here’s one final excerpt:
Beloved, are you still planting or passing along three tracts a day? If not, shame on you! Call us or visit http://www.chick.com to see our new material. After all, we are printing the best possible tracts we can, just for you. We can’t reach them all without your help. We’re counting on you and so is the Lord.
There you have it, dear reader. You know what you have to do. To save you some time, we”ll repeat our list of Chick’s creationist tracts:
Read them online. Then buy them by the hundred and pass them out. The fate of the world depends on it. That’s the message from Jack Chick.
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